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Definition of 'life expectancy'

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With longer life expectancy it is inevitable that less will be passed on to the next generation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Smoking reduces life expectancy by up to eight years. The Sun (2016)Playing golf means you can extend your life expectancy by up to five years. The Sun (2016)Life expectancy in advanced economies has risen sharply. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It also shows the improvement in your life expectancy. The Sun (2016)Ageing populations and increasing life expectancy mean the demand for medicine has been steadily rising. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The whistling winds and sheets of rain mean our sash windows have a life expectancy of two years before they rot. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Life expectancy is rising, so where are the rest of them? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It takes into account the patients' life expectancy and quality of life after the treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the past twenty years, typical life expectancy has improved by two years per decade. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Whether we are ready to link retirement age to life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This regimen has been shown to increase life expectancy in animals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Science and art are used to explore aspects of ageing and life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Other factors to take into account are the age profile and life expectancy of the workforce. Thompson, Sir Peter Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)One option under consideration is formally linking the retirement age to life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It provides a stark illustration of how these risk factors in middle age can reduce life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No one went up to the front line with a shorter life expectancy than the new officer cadet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Plans to link retirement age to life expectancy are being studied by the man in charge of welfare reform. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But if they do, they have a short life expectancy. Harris, Marvin Cultural Anthropology (1995)At present, an average of three months is being added to life expectancy each year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The life expectancy of the average male has already increased by 10 years in the last half century. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A poorly person with shorter life expectancy should consider the lump sum and higher fixed income. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I should have a normal life expectancy. The Sun (2015)It also has the highest life expectancy of any large country; these two facts are most unlikely to be unconnected. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those with long journeys face stresses that are taking up to two years off their life expectancy, new research has found. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A combination of blood tests that will be able to forecast life expectancy is expected to be used routinely within the next decade. Times, Sunday Times (2011)At the time, average life expectancy was about 50 years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Infant mortality was extremely high, and a person 's life expectancy was in the forties. Christianity Today (2000)It emerged last week that life expectancy for people aged 65 is at an all-time high. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'life expectancy'

British English: life expectancy NOUN
The life expectancy of a person, animal, or plant is the length of time that they are normally likely to live.
The average life expectancy was 40.
  • American English: life expectancy
  • Brazilian Portuguese: expectativa de vida
  • Chinese: 寿命
  • European Spanish: esperanza de vida
  • French: espérance de vie
  • German: Lebenserwartung
  • Italian: durata media della vita
  • Japanese: 平均余命
  • Korean: 평균 기대 수명
  • European Portuguese: expectativa de vida
  • Latin American Spanish: esperanza de vida

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