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dying
British English: /ˈdʌɪɪŋ/
American English: /ˈdaɪɪŋ/

Translation of dying in French:

present participle

noun

  • 1 (people) the dying (+ v pl)
    les mourants mpl, mpl
    prayer for the dying
    prière pour les mourants

adjective

  • 1 (about to die)
    (person, animal, forest)
    mourant
    the dying man's wish
    la dernière volonté du défunt
    the dying woman
    la mourante
    to his dying day
    jusqu'à sa dernière heure or son dernier jour
    with her dying breath
    dans son dernier souffle
  • 2 (disappearing)
    (art, practice, industry, tradition)
    en voie de disparition
    (town, community)
    moribond
    she's one of a dying breed
    elle fait partie d'une espèce en voie de disparition
  • 4 (fading)
    (sun, light, fire, embers)
    mourant

Idioms

[informal]
to look like a dying duck (in a thunderstorm)

[humorous]
avoir l'air piteux or pitoyable

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