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It means higher infant mortality. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Infant mortality is down by a factor of five in India and a factor of nine in China over the same period. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It has very low infant mortality and high life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These incremental changes will lead to a big change in infant mortality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What is the relationship between infant mortality and prenatal care? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Can there be a more glamorous way to face our mortality? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Migration or higher mortality of males leads to a shortage of males available for marriage. Cultural Anthropology (1995)Life expectancy is high and infant mortality low. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This could significantly reduce mortality from the disease. Times, Sunday Times (2007)List the major factors that contribute to infant mortality. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Education and lower infant mortality are the best ways to reduce family size. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are the first large mammal other than humans to be shown to suffer mass mortality during a heat wave. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The subsequent construction of sewers through the teeming city proved beyond doubt the link between poor sanitation and high mortality. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But those deaths are unplanned mortality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Besides being prepared, another aspect of courage is the ability to face our own mortality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But there are moments of potent magic in the matter-of-fact fantasy of this meditation on death and mortality. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said: 'The books are all about death and loss and mortality so they are very emotional and they make people emotional. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'mortality'
British English: mortality NOUN
The mortality in a particular place or situation is the number of people who die.
...the relationships between mortality and unemployment.
Definition of mortality from the Collins English Dictionary
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