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English definition of “suicide”

suicide

noun [C or U] (DEATH)    /ˈsuː.ɪ.saɪd/
B2 the act of killing yourself intentionally, or a person who has done this: to attempt/commit suicide The suicide rate among men between the ages of 16 and 25 has risen alarmingly. Many suicides occur in prisons. → Compare manslaughter, murder nounKillingMurder and attempted murder
(Definition of suicide noun (DEATH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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