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life expectancynoun [U]

 us   /ˈlɑɪf ɪkˌspek·tən·si/
social studies the ​averagelength of the life of ​members of a ​group of ​people or ​animals
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life expectancynoun [C or U]

uk   us  
(also expectation of life) the length of ​time that a ​person is likely to ​live: Life ​expectancy is the ​majorfactorinfluencingseniorlifeinsurancepremiums.
the length of ​time that something such as an ​electricalproduct is likely to last: As ​technology becomes more sophisticated, the ​lifeexpectancy of ​householdgadgets seems to ​diminish.
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