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o·bit·u·ar·y

 (ō-bĭch′o͞o-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. o·bit·u·ar·ies
A published notice of a death, sometimes with a brief biography of the deceased.

[Medieval Latin obituārius, (report) of death, from Latin obitus, death, from past participle of obīre, to meet, meet one's death : ob-, toward; see ob- + īre, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

o·bit′u·ar′y adj.
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obituary

(əˈbɪtjʊərɪ)
n, pl -aries
a published announcement of a death, often accompanied by a short biography of the dead person
[C18: from Medieval Latin obituārius, from Latin obīre to fall, from ob- down + īre to go]
oˈbituarist n
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o•bit•u•ar•y

(oʊˈbɪtʃ uˌɛr i)

n., pl. -ar•ies,
adj. n.
1. a notice of the death of a person, often with a biographical sketch, as in a newspaper.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or recording obituaries.
[1700–10; < Medieval Latin obituārius < Latin obitu(s) death (see obit)]
o•bit′u•ar•ist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obituary - a notice of someone's deathobituary - a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography
notice - an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale
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obituary

noun death notice, eulogy, obit (informal) I read your brother's obituary in the Times.
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Translations
nekrolog
nekrolog
muistokirjoituskuolinilmoitus
nekrolog
nekrológgyászjelentés
dánartilkynningminning
死亡記事
사망 기사
nekrologas
nekrologs
nekrológ
dödsruna
การประกาศข่าวมรณกรรม
anma yazısıölüm ilânı
cáo phó

obituary

[əˈbɪtjʊərɪ]
A. Nnecrología f, obituario m
B. CPD obituary column Nsección f necrológica
obituary notice Nnecrología f, esquela f de defunción
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obituary

[əˈbɪtʃuəri] nnécrologie fobituary column nrubrique f nécrologique
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obituary

nNachruf m; obituary noticeTodesanzeige f; I saw his obituary notice todayich habe seinen Namen heute im Sterberegister gelesen; obituary columnSterberegister nt
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obituary

[əˈbɪtjʊərɪ] nnecrologio
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obituary

(əˈbitjuəri) plural oˈbituaries noun
a notice (eg in a newspaper) of a person's death, often with an account of his life and work.
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obituary

نَعْيٌ nekrolog nekrolog Todesanzeige νεκρολογία necrológica, obituario muistokirjoitus nécrologie nekrolog necrologio 死亡記事 사망 기사 overlijdensbericht dødsannonse nekrolog necrologia, necrológio некролог dödsruna การประกาศข่าวมรณกรรม anma yazısı cáo phó 讣告
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