Definition of 'bereavement'
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Staff said he had suffered a bereavement. The Sun (2016)She's a needy woman who would benefit from bereavement counselling to come to terms with her loss. The Sun (2016)Staff in his office said he was dealing with'a family bereavement '. The Sun (2016)I actually feel as though I have suffered another bereavement. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Up to one year of bereavement counseling is provided for family members after a death occurs. Christianity Today (2000)His death is like a family bereavement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Often a personal tragedy such as divorce or bereavement had led them to borrow money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Talk to a bereavement counsellor to deal with unhappy memories of your relationship with your mum. The Sun (2015)Bereavement counselling will help you to cope with your loss and her rejection. The Sun (2011)Many women her age are facing bereavement and divorce. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Talk to a bereavement counsellor rather than relying on your ex. The Sun (2013)To see the shop razed to the ground was like suffering a bereavement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Bereavement counselling might help him move on. The Sun (2016)It is also triggered by trauma such as a bereavement or a divorce. The Sun (2010)She booked me in with a bereavement counsellor. The Sun (2013)This is particularly fitting when the person has suffered a bereavement. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)Share your feelings with a bereavement counsellor. The Sun (2015)The family have suffered another bereavement recently and could do without this. The Sun (2012)It's a bereavement without a death. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Divorce is a bereavement, in a sense. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A bit like an accident or a bereavement or a divorce. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Killing got so close to us, losing it is like a family bereavement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Have you recently had a life crisis, a family bereavement, moved house or lost your job? Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Most will have relatively mild symptoms linked to underlying problems such as work and relationship difficulties, financial troubles, physical illness or bereavement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I have the experience myself of having been influenced by a bereavement in the family just before I was born. Caring for your Unborn Child (1990)
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Translations for 'bereavement'
British English: bereavement NOUN
Bereavement is the sorrow you feel or the state you are in when a relative or close friend dies.
When their mother died, she did not share her brother's sense of bereavement.
Definition of bereavement from the Collins English Dictionary
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