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death

noun /deθ/
the act of dying
mort, décès
There have been several deaths in the town recently Most people fear death.
something which causes one to die
mort
Smoking too much will be the death of him.
the state of being dead
mort
Her eyes were closed in death.
deathly adjective, adverb as if caused by death
de mort
a deathly silence It was deathly quiet.
death-bed noun the bed in which a person dies.
lit de mort
death certificate an official piece of paper signed by a doctor stating the cause of someone’s death.
acte de décès
at death’s door on the point of dying.
à l’agonie
catch one’s death (of cold) to get a very bad cold
attraper la mort
If you go out in that rain without a coat, you’ll catch your death (of cold).
put to death to cause to be killed
exécuter
In the old days, criminals were put to death by hanging.
to death very greatly
à mourir
I’m sick to death of you.
Translations of “death”
in Korean 죽음…
in Arabic مَوْت, وَفاة…
in Italian morte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死,死亡…
in Russian смерть…
in Turkish ölüm, ebdiyete intikal…
in Polish śmierć…
in Spanish muerte…
in Portuguese morte…
in German der Tod…
in Catalan mort…
in Japanese 死…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死,死亡…
(Definition of death from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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