Translation of dying in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈdaɪɪŋ/


  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [person/animal] moribundo, agonizante; [race/breed] en vías de extinción; [flame/embers] mortecino [literary/literario] [year/day] [literary/literario], que se apaga [literary/literario]; [words/breath] último, postrero [literary/literario] to my dying day hasta el fin de mis días it was her dying wish that … fue su último deseo que … a dying art un arte que se está perdiendo
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    • What is set up as a life and death struggle, a dying father at the mercy of experimental science, is left unresolved.
    • The bright sky shone down on the dying beast as its death knell rang in my ears.
    • So how do you write a letter to your dying mother - a letter which both you and she know is basically a goodbye?
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    • His dying words and writing helped police catch the man suspected of killing him.
    • The dying words of a young woman were a description of her killer whispered to a policeman as he cradled her in his arms.
    • Renato murders him, but with his dying words Riccardo declares Amelia innocent and pardons his former friend.
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    • But contrary to being a dying art, brewing is flourishing north of the Border.
    • A piece of wood dropped on the dying embers in the fire soon burst into flame.
    • Once upon a time there was a petty bourgeois intellectual born into the dying culture of a declining empire.
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    • Reid was very close to doubling the lead in the dying moments when he hit a fierce shot following a Whatmore knock down.
    • The various candidates had been busy rallying support in the dying moments before the polls closed.
    • Australia closed down the defending champions in the dying moments of the first quarter despite some wayward shooting.

plural noun/nombre plural

  • the dying los moribundos

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