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cot deathnoun [C or U]

uk   us   UK (also SIDS, US crib death)
a ​medicalcondition in which a ​babydiessuddenly while it is ​sleeping for no ​obviousreason
(Definition of cot death from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cot death”
in Chinese (Simplified) 婴儿猝死…
in Turkish uykuda bebek ölümü…
in Russian внезапная смерть младенца…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒猝死…
in Polish (nagła) śmierć łóżeczkowa…
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