Definition of 'obituary'
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Few people are able to read their own obituaries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Write a short obituary for yourself. 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)The poor guy could be forgiven for thinking that he's already dead and reading his own obituaries. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I've not read any obituary or appreciation of his life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'obituary'
British English: obituary /əˈbɪtjʊərɪ/ NOUN
Someone's obituary is an account of their character and achievements which is published shortly after they have died.
I read your brother's obituary in the newspaper.
- American English: obituary
- Arabic: نَعْيٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: necrológio
- Chinese: 讣告
- Croatian: nekrolog
- Czech: nekrolog
- Danish: nekrolog
- Dutch: overlijdensbericht
- European Spanish: necrológica
- Finnish: muistokirjoitus
- French: nécrologie
- German: Todesanzeige
- Greek: νεκρολογία
- Italian: necrologio
- Japanese: 死亡記事
- Korean: 사망 기사
- Norwegian: dødsannonse
- Polish: nekrolog
- European Portuguese: necrologia
- Romanian: necrolog
- Russian: некролог
- Spanish: obituario
- Swedish: dödsruna
- Thai: การประกาศข่าวมรณกรรม
- Turkish: anma yazısı ölünün ardından
- Ukrainian: некролог
- Vietnamese: cáo phó
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