English - Vietnamese Dictionary
mortality /mɔ:'tæliti/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- số người chết, số tử vong, tỷ lệ người chết
- the bills of mortality: bản thống kê số người chết
- mortality tables
- bằng tuổi sống của các lứa tuổi
mortalitiesmɔr'tælətɪ /mɔː-Advanced English Dictionary
+the quality or state of being mortal
+the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
+ noun (plural mortalities)Collocation Dictionary
1 [U] the state of being human and not living for ever: After her mother's death, she became acutely aware of her own mortality.
2 [U] the number of deaths in a particular situation or period of time: the infant mortality rate (= the number of babies that die at or just after birth) + Mortality from lung cancer is still increasing.
3 [C] (technical) a death: hospital mortalities (= deaths in hospital)
Poor hygiene led to high mortality among children.
| adult, child, infant
VERB + MORTALITY
measures that should reduce infant mortality
MORTALITY + VERB
increase | decrease, fall
MORTALITY + NOUN
Mortality among immigrant groups was higher than average.
| ~ from
a lower annual mortality from cancer
a change/a decline/an increase in mortality
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