Definition of pass away phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


pass away

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Death
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1  (also pass on) to die. People say pass away to avoid saying die. His mother passed away last year. See related entries: Death
  2. 2to stop existing civilizations that have passed away
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