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Definition of pass away phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pass away

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1(also pass on) to die. People saypass awayto avoid sayingdie. His mother passed away last year.
  2. 2to stop existing civilizations that have passed away
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