Definition of 'perish'
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It came from the United States with their `publish or perish " of the Sixties. A DEATH IN TIME (2004)Perhaps, after all, he had not returned into the Domus Mundi to perish, as least not yet. SACRAMENT (2004)
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Translations for 'perish'
British English: perish VERB
If people or animals perish, they die as a result of very harsh conditions or as the result of an accident.
Most of the butterflies perish in the first frosts of autumn.
Definition of perish from the Collins English Dictionary
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