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fatality

noun [C]     /fəˈtæl.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
a death caused by an accident or by violence, or someone who has died in either of these ways: Britain has thousands of road fatalities (= deaths on roads) every year. The first fatalities of the war were civilians.Death and dying
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