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dead

adjective (NOT LIVING)    /ded/
A2 not now living: She's been dead for 20 years now. The motorcyclist was dead on arrival at the hospital. He was shot dead (= killed by shooting) outside his home.Death and dying C2 mainly UK If a part of your body is dead, you cannot feel it: I've been sitting with my legs crossed for so long, my right leg has gone dead.Unable to feel anything
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