Definition of 'fatal'
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One was given a potentially fatal insulin overdose. The Sun (2016)It was unclear how many solo jumps she had undertaken before her fatal accident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would be a fatal blow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When they go wrong it can lead to potentially fatal conditions affecting organs, muscles and growth. The Sun (2016)Last month a Mumbai court sentenced a man to death for a fatal acid attack on a young woman who spurned his marriage proposal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Potentially fatal security flaws in ten models of pacemaker widely used in the UK have been found by researchers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is the second fatal shark attack in the South Pacific territory in six months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have been involved in a series of serious and fatal accidents and are popular with crime gangs because pursuing them is deemed'too risky' by police. The Sun (2016)It will be far from a fatal blow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This was the fatal flaw in the new system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We set up roadside crosses and flowers at the scene of fatal traffic accidents. Christianity Today (2000)She had already done her reputation fatal damage. The Sun (2006)You could have a fatal heart attack. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What would you do after recovering from a potentially fatal brain haemorrhage? Times, Sunday Times (2015)This ceasefire has grown increasingly shaky in recent months with a series of fatal shootings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But retreat now would be a possibly fatal blow to diversity and choice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The fatal flaw is that their very success means nobody looks different. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Vehicles cannot gain sufficient momentum to cause a fatal accident. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He suffered fatal brain damage due to the lack of oxygen. The Sun (2015)Cops fear the same drug caused fatal heart attacks. The Sun (2015)It was within a millimetre of a potentially fatal injury. The Sun (2012)There were three fatal shootings by officers in the year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The design increased boot space and was cheaper but contained a fatal flaw. Times, Sunday Times (2013)People lay flowers at the scenes of fatal accidents. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)He also documented potentially fatal damage to the liver resulting from steroid use. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Four aircraft were involved in potentially fatal near misses with drones in one month last summer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet fatal stabbings are now so common that schools are using metal detectors and putting police in the classroom. The Sun (2007)And the fatal blow which killed him was so brutal that one of his teeth was found in his stomach. The Sun (2014)The majority of those who died were not under specialist care and half had no medical help during their fatal attack. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In fact, it is a disastrous and perhaps fatal error. The Sun (2014)A heart discard was clearly fatal, giving declarer two more tricks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'fatal'
British English: fatal /ˈfeɪtl/ ADJECTIVE
A fatal action has undesirable results.
He made the fatal mistake of giving her some money.
- American English: fatal
- Arabic: مـُمِيت مقدر
- Brazilian Portuguese: fatal
- Chinese: 致命的
- Croatian: koban
- Czech: fatální
- Danish: fatal
- Dutch: fataal
- European Spanish: fatídico
- Finnish: kohtalokas
- French: fatal
- German: tödlich
- Greek: μοιραίος
- Italian: fatale
- Japanese: 致命的な
- Korean: 치명적인
- Norwegian: dødelig
- Polish: fatalny
- European Portuguese: fatal
- Romanian: fatal
- Russian: роковой
- Spanish: fatídico
- Swedish: dödlig
- Thai: ซึ่งทำให้ถึงตาย
- Turkish: ölümcül
- Ukrainian: фатальний
- Vietnamese: chết người
Definition of fatal from the Collins English Dictionary
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