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Life-and-death

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Adjective

1. life-and-death, life-or-death

vitally important

Example Sentences:
'a life-and-death struggle'

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Life-and-death

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adjective
vitally or gravely serious
It is demoralising for a junior doctor to be making life-and-death decisions whilst not getting adequate rest.
a life-and-death situation

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Life-and-death

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adjective
var. of
life-or-death

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Life-and-death

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adj.
1. Involving or ending in life or death: a mongoose in a life-and-death battle with a cobra.
2. Vitally important: a life-and-death struggle between union and management.

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