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le·thal

 (lē′thəl)
adj.
1. Causing or capable of causing death: a lethal weapon. See Synonyms at fatal.
2. Extremely harmful; devastating: accusations lethal to the candidate's image.

[Late Latin lēthālis, alteration (probably influenced by Lēthē, Lethe) of Latin lētālis, from lētum, death.]

le·thal′i·ty (lē-thăl′ĭ-tē) n.
le′thal·ly adv.
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lethal

(ˈliːθəl)
adj
1. able to cause or causing death
2. of or suggestive of death
[C16: from Latin lēthālis, from lētum death]
lethality n
ˈlethally adv
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le•thal

(ˈli θəl)

adj.
1. of or causing death; deadly; fatal: a lethal weapon; a lethal dose.
2. made to cause death: a lethal injection.
3. causing great harm; disastrous: The disclosures were lethal to his candidacy.
[1575–85; < Latin lētālis, lēthalis, derivative of lētum death]
syn: See fatal.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lethal - of an instrument of certain deathlethal - of an instrument of certain death; "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"
fatal - bringing death
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lethal

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lethal

adjective
Causing or tending to cause death:
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Translations
مُميت، قاتِل
smrtelný
dødelig
banvænn
letāls, nāvējošs
öldürücü

lethal

[ˈliːθəl] ADJ
1. (= deadly) [weapon] → mortífero, letal; [blow] → mortal; [dose, injection, effects] → mortal, letal; [force] → letal
it is lethal to ratstiene un efecto mortal en las ratas
2. (fig) (= very dangerous) [opponent] → muy peligroso; [weather conditions] → nefasto
the roads are lethal in these conditionslas carreteras son nefastas en estas condiciones
this coffee is lethal > (hum) → este café es un veneno (hum)
this schnapps is lethal > (hum) → este aguardiente es mortal (hum)
his driving is lethal > (hum) → es un peligro público al volante (hum)
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lethal

[ˈliːθəl] adj [poison, drug] → mortel(le); [injection, dose] → létal(e); [weapon] → fatal/e
a lethal dose of sleeping pills → une dose létale de somnifères
a lethal combination (lit)un mélange mortel (fig)une combinaison fatalelethal injection ninjection f létale
He was executed by lethal injection → Il a été exécuté par injection létale.
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lethal

adj
(= fatal)tödlich; a lethal-looking knifeein nach einer tödlichen Waffe aussehendes Messer; to be lethal to rats/fishRatten/Fische töten; to die/be executed by lethal injectiondurch die Todesspritze sterben/hingerichtet werden; a lethal cocktail of drugsein tödlicher Drogencocktail
(fig) (= dangerous) opponentäußerst gefährlich; (inf: = strong) drinktödlich stark (inf); curryhöllisch scharf (inf); lethal striker (Ftbl) → todsicherer Torschütze; this coffee is pretty lethal (inf)dieser Kaffee hats in sich (inf), → in diesem Kaffee steht der Löffel (inf)
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lethal

[ˈliːθl] adj lethal (to) (gen) → letale (per); (wound, blow) → mortale (per)
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lethal

(ˈliːθəl) adjective
causing death; enough to kill. a lethal dose of poison.
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le·thal

a. letal, mortal;
___ dosedosis ___;
___ factorfactor ___;
___ genegen ___;
___ mutationmutación ___.
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lethal

adj letal
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