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There are fears that the death toll will rise as the weather worsens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The health ministry has warned that the death toll may rise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The death toll rises and the dangers increase as the two men close in on the solution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The death toll is expected to rise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An official said that the death toll was expected to rise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Without action, the death toll is predicted to climb steeply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The death toll stood at five with 23 still missing last night. The Sun (2017)The death toll of 135 would have been higher had it not been for the chaplain. The Sun (2016)In the 21st century the death toll from famine thus far is 600,000. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are fears the death toll could rise as emergency services struggled to reach those trapped. The Sun (2015)Doctors said the death toll could rise as bodies were pulled from the rubble. The Sun (2007)Aid workers and troops struggled to organise relief as officials warned that the death toll would rise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The death toll inflicted by war and natural disasters is also mercifully low. The Sun (2012)Others said the death toll was much higher. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Doctors said that the death toll was expected to rise. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The public is horrified by the mounting death toll and worried about how long the war will last. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Witnesses said they feared that the death toll could rise because the building was packed with people at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But as the death toll rapidly rises, it is a threat worth making. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The official death toll has now risen above 5,000 but the true total is feared to be more than double that. The Sun (2013)The confirmed death toll of the disaster has risen to four, with 22 people still missing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Officials said the death toll could rise, with many victims trapped in the rubble of buildings that were damaged in the tremors earlier this month. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As the death toll rises, what is the way forward in Afghanistan? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The death toll in Eastern Europe was climbing yesterday as quickly as the temperatures were dropping. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: death toll NOUN
The death toll of an accident, disaster, or war is the number of people who die in it.
The death toll continues to rise from yesterday's earthquake.
- American English: death toll
- Brazilian Portuguese: número de mortosem acidentes
- Chinese: 死亡人数
- European Spanish: número de muertos
- French: nombre de morts
- German: Zahl der Todesopfer
- Italian: bilancio delle vittime
- Japanese: 死亡者数
- Korean: 사망자 수
- European Portuguese: número de mortosen acidentes
- Spanish: número de muertos
Definition of death toll from the Collins English Dictionary
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