Definition of deceased adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    deceased

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//dɪˈsiːst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈsiːst//
     
    (law or formal) Death
     
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  1. 1dead her deceased parents See related entries: Death
  2. 2the deceased noun (pl. the deceased) a person who has died, especially recently
  3. Extra examples His mother is now sadly deceased. She was named after her now deceased grandmother. her recently deceased husband She took over her deceased parents’ business.
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