Translation of suicide in Spanish:

suicide

Pronunciation: /ˈsuːəsaɪd; ˈsuːɪsaɪd; ˈsjuː-/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (act) suicidio (masculine) to commit suicide suicidarse an attempted suicide un intento de suicidio political suicide suicidio político (before noun/delante del nombre) [attempt/pact] de suicidio; [mission/bombing] suicida suicide bomber terrorista (mf) suicida, kamikaze (m) suicide notecarta de despedida de un suicida suicide pilot (in Pacific War) kamikaze (masculine) suicide rate índice (masculine) de suicidios
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    • What should you do if someone your child knows, perhaps a friend or a classmate, has attempted or committed suicide?
    • None of their family members had attempted or committed suicide in the preceding year.
    • Her father committed suicide, her mother attempted suicide and she is co-founder of the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
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    • Several villages around the cities have also been occupied as the army tries to prevent militants from carrying out suicide bombings.
    • In his usual style, he had set up entities to carry out the suicide bomb operations that allowed him to deny responsibility for them.
    • They know that no military operation can stop the suicide bombers.
    1.2 countable/numerable [literary/literario] (person) suicida (masculine and feminine)
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    • After, on average, more than twenty-six years, ninety-four per cent of the would-be suicides were either still alive or had died of natural causes.
    • Over the years the Humber Bridge has built up an unenviable reputation for attracting would-be suicides.
    • It could just be about the world's losers, the failed would-be suicides and all our broken hearts.

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