Definition of 'death knell'
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Together these factors are sounding the death knell for secondary school dinners. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is the death knell of literature. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This in turn will be the death knell of small local shops. The Sun (2008)The euro was considered the death knell for national currencies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That was the death knell for him. The Sun (2013)Some said it was the death knell of a competition famed for its magic. The Sun (2015)Some pundits said it was the death knell for the record industry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But moral relativism is the death knell of a civilisation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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