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1. An animal or animals killed by being struck by a motor vehicle.
2. Slang One that has failed or been defeated and is no longer worthy of consideration: "Many radio rightists betray a truculent nostalgia for the old foes who became their roadkill" (Richard Corliss).
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the remains of an animal or animals killed on the road by motor vehicles
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|Noun||1.||roadkill - the dead body of an animal that has been killed on a road by a vehicle; "vultures usually feed on carrion or roadkill"|
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roadkill[ˈrəʊdkɪl] n → animal m tué sur la routeroad manager n → organisateur/trice m/f des tournéesroad map n
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