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drowning

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈdraʊn.ɪŋ/
(a) death caused by being underwater and not being able to breathe: There were three drownings in the lake last year.
Translations of “drowning”
in Chinese (Traditional) 溺死,淹死…
in Russian утопление…
in Turkish suda boğulma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 溺死,淹死…
in Polish utonięcie…
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