French translation of “death”
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death noun /deθ/
› the act of dying
There have been several deaths in the town recently Most people fear death. › something which causes one to die
Smoking too much will be the death of him. › the state of being dead
Her eyes were closed in death. deathly adjective, adverb › as if caused by death
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.
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
In the old days, criminals were put to death by hanging. to death › very greatly
I’m sick to death of you.