Definition of 'premature'
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Your heart is ageing too fast which puts you at risk of premature death. The Sun (2016)Studies have examined whether anxiety is linked to premature death from major causes of disease but findings have varied. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is worthy of note that a premature death, if it occurs, does happen quite quickly following any move. Times, Sunday Times (2017)High blood pressure affects more than one in four people, is one of the biggest risk factors for premature death and can harm the kidneys over time. The Sun (2016)It is expected to propose clean air zones in a dozen or more cities, where most of the 40,000 premature deaths a year from air pollution occur. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rockets brought a premature end to an extended ceasefire that was due to expire at midnight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no need to wait for historical perspective to correct premature judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The meeting came to a premature end. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Judgment would be premature but the indicators are positive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This bacteria can cause miscarriage and premature labour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The soft landing argument is built not only on some premature judgments but also on one or two contradictions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)May occur in premature infants because their copper reserves are low and their milk and cereal diet is naturally low in copper. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)She was 2½ months premature and not expected to live. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many a case of premature baldness could be attributed to (and consoled by? SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)It didn't help that he blamed his behaviour on anxiety over premature baldness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They simply back off, and it can mean the premature end of a friendship. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Despite this, secrecy and shame continue to shroud hair transplants and premature male baldness in general. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Last year a report found that almost 10,000 premature deaths in the capital were caused by air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)HIGH blood pressure is the single biggest cause of premature death in the world. The Sun (2014)Daily consumption also cuts the overall risk of premature death by nearly a third, compared with avoiding fruit altogether. The Sun (2014)In another health U-turn they say butter, cheese and red meat are linked to premature death. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'premature'
British English: premature /ˌprɛməˈtjʊə; ˈprɛməˌtjʊə/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is premature happens too early or earlier than expected.
His career as a footballer was brought to a premature end by injury.
- American English: premature
- Arabic: مُبْتَسِّر
- Brazilian Portuguese: prematuro
- Chinese: 未成熟的
- Croatian: preuranjen
- Czech: předčasný
- Danish: for tidlig
- Dutch: vroegtijdig
- European Spanish: prematuro
- Finnish: ennenaikainen
- French: prématuré
- German: vorzeitig
- Greek: πρώιμος
- Italian: prematuro
- Japanese: 時期尚早の
- Korean: 시기상조의
- Norwegian: for tidlig
- Polish: przedwczesny
- European Portuguese: prematuro
- Romanian: prematur
- Russian: преждевременный
- Spanish: prematuro
- Swedish: för tidig
- Thai: ยังไม่โตเต็มที่
- Turkish: erken
- Ukrainian: передчасний
- Vietnamese: non thiếu
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