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  1. death knell

    • IPA[ˈdeTH ˌnel]

    美式

    • n.
      the tolling of a bell to mark someone's death.;used to refer to the imminent destruction or failure of something
    • noun: death knell, plural noun: death knells

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the tolling of a bell to mark someone's death.
    • used to refer to the imminent destruction or failure of something the chaos may sound the death knell for the peace plan
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    英式

    • n.
      the tolling of a bell to mark someone's death.

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