English translation of 'mortel'
Word forms: mortel, mortelle
un poison mortel a deadly poison
2. [accident, blessure] fatal
une chute mortelle a fatal fall
3. [danger, frayeur] mortal
[soirée] deadly boring
Ces réunions de famille sont mortelles ! These family gatherings are deadly boring!
5. (Religion) [hommes, péché] mortal
6. (informal) (= excellent) wicked (informal)
masculine noun/feminine noun
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Example Sentences Including 'mortel'
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Elle ignorait pourquoi, dans son innocence, mais savait que c'était un péché mortel.Les moulins à nuages
L'horreur de l'événement convainc maffieux et populations du danger mortel de tels conflits.Actuel
Peu auparavant, l'OMS avait rapporté quatorze nouveaux cas de pneumonie atypique, dont un mortel, recensés en Chine.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Tant d'excessives couleurs marquaient mon destin d'un panache mortel.Les anges et les faucons
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British English: deadly ADJECTIVE
If something is deadly, it can kill a person or animal.
…a deadly disease affecting dolphins.
British English: lethal ADJECTIVE
A substance that is lethal can kill people or animals.
...a lethal dose of sleeping pills.
British English: mortal ADJECTIVE
If you refer to the fact that people are mortal, you mean that they have to die and cannot live for ever.
A man is deliberately designed to be mortal. He grows, he ages, and he dies.
British English: mortal NOUN
You can describe someone as a mortal when you want to say that they are an ordinary person.
Tickets seem unobtainable to the ordinary mortal.
Translation of mortel from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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