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deceasedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /dɪˈsist/
dead: The ​paintings are by his deceased ​brother, Dan.

deceasednoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈsist/
someone who has ​recentlydied: There will be no ​service, at the deceased’s ​request.
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deceasedadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈsiːst/ formal
dead: A death ​certificate for the deceased ​owner of the ​property is ​required.

deceasednoun

uk   us   /dɪˈsiːst/
the deceased formal
used in ​officialdocuments as a way of referring to a ​person who has died: Executors have the ​authority to ​administer the ​estate of the deceased.
(Definition of deceased from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deceased”
in Korean 죽은…
in Arabic راحل…
in Malaysian mati…
in French décédé…
in Russian покойный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 警方被責令向兩名死亡兒童的家人支付巨額賠償金。…
in Italian deceduto…
in Turkish merhum, rahmetli, ölmüş…
in Polish zmarły, nieżyjący…
in Spanish difunto…
in Vietnamese đã chết…
in Portuguese falecido…
in Thai ซึ่งตายแล้ว…
in German verstorben…
in Catalan difunt…
in Japanese 死んだ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 警方被责令向两名死亡儿童的家人支付巨额赔偿金。…
in Indonesian mati, meninggal…
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