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Russian translation of “death”

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death

noun
 
 
/deθ/
B1 [C, U] the end of life
смерть
Do you believe in life after death? We need to reduce the number of deaths from heart attacks. a death threatDeath and dying
to death C2 until you die
до смерти
He was beaten to death by a gang of youths.Death and dyingIntensifying expressions
put sb to death C2 to kill someone as a punishment
казнить
[often passive] She was put to death for her beliefs.Death and dying
frightened/bored, etc to death informal B2 extremely frightened/bored, etc
смертельно напуганный/скучающий и т. д.
She's scared to death of dogs.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
Translations of “death”
in Korean 죽음…
in Arabic مَوْت, وَفاة…
in French mort, décès…
in Italian morte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死,死亡…
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 Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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