Definition of 'funeral'
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Families began arriving in Istanbul to collect the bodies of the dead and some funerals have taken place. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The report showed that only 1 per cent of people organising funerals knew the preferences of the deceased. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The 50 relatives had sat through a funeral service and the casket was being lowered into the ground. The Sun (2016)The logistics of funerals and burials vary greatly. Christianity Today (2000)Thousands of local people attended the funeral. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They killed a daughter who was mourning her father at his funeral. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His funeral will take place tomorrow morning. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is the question that real people at real funerals ask. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Her body has since been released to the family and her funeral will take place today. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She slightly disapproved of the way people go to funerals to be sociable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And pictures taken at a funeral home were posted on the internet. The Sun (2008)He was mourned by hundreds of people at his funeral yesterday. The Sun (2011)There was a further funeral ceremony in Bologna. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)The midfielder attended his father 's funeral yesterday. The Sun (2016)The day brings back memories of my dear father 's funeral almost four years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her father 's funeral will take place tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Today, the funeral parlour has taken over from the front parlour. Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)Funeral and burial costs have also risen sharply in the past few years and can cost more than 3,000. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The contrast is much like that between a funeral service and a memorial service, held some months after the death. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)The young men building the fire for the funeral ceremony were equally unmoved and insisted that the deaths of their friends would not stop them from enlisting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And yesterday her body was taken from an LA funeral home to a local airport. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'funeral'
British English: funeral /ˈfjuːnərəl/ NOUN
A funeral is a ceremony for the burial or cremation of someone who has died.
His funeral will be on Thursday at Blackburn Cathedral.
- American English: funeral
- Arabic: جَنَازَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: funeral
- Chinese: 葬礼
- Croatian: sprovod
- Czech: pohřeb
- Danish: begravelse
- Dutch: begrafenis
- European Spanish: funeral
- Finnish: hautajaiset
- French: enterrement
- German: Beerdigung
- Greek: κηδεία
- Italian: funerale
- Japanese: 葬式
- Korean: 장례식
- Norwegian: begravelse
- Polish: pogrzeb
- European Portuguese: funeral
- Romanian: înmormântare
- Russian: похороны
- Spanish: funeral
- Swedish: begravning
- Thai: งานศพ
- Turkish: cenaze
- Ukrainian: похорон
- Vietnamese: đám tang
Definition of funeral from the Collins English Dictionary
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