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lethal

Pronunciation: /ˈliːθəl/

Translation of lethal in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [blow/substance/dose] mortal, letal; [weapon] mortífero his rum punch is lethal [humorous/humorístico] su ponche de ron es explosivo [humorous/humorístico] your driving is lethal eres un peligro público al volante
    Example sentences
    • In sufficient quantities its spores can be lethal to humans.
    • Grey squirrels have out-competed reds for food and also carry squirrel-pox virus which is lethal to the native animals.
    • The gas acts like mustard gas, and can prove lethal to those with respiratory problems.

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