Definition of afterlife in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌlīf/


[usually in singular]
1(In some religions) life after death: most Christians believe in an afterlife
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  • He did not believe in the afterlife and considered death as the final phase of all souls, fools as well as the wise.
  • Beliefs concerning the afterlife depend on the religion of the individual.
  • Beliefs about death and the afterlife correspond to the doctrines of the major religions.
life after death, the next world, the hereafter, the afterworld, eternity, kingdom come;
2Later life: they spent much of their afterlife trying to forget the fire
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  • Sidhe never regretted doing it, even if her afterlife had not been as wonderful as she had hoped.
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