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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.

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

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.
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

obituary

noun death notice, eulogy, obit (informal) I read your brother's obituary in the Times.
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

obituary

[əˈbɪtʃuəri] nnécrologie fobituary column nrubrique f nécrologique

obituary

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

obituary

[əˈbɪtjʊərɪ] nnecrologio

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.

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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