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American English: /ˈsuəˌsaɪd/
British English: /ˈs(j)uːɪsʌɪd/

Translation of suicide in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable (act) to commit suicide an attempted suicide political suicide
    (before noun) (attempt/pact)
    de suicidio
    suicide pilot (in Pacific War) suicide rate
    índice (masculine) de suicidios
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 countable [literary] (person)
    Example sentences
    • 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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