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

     

    bereaved

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//bɪˈriːvd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈriːvd//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1having lost a relative or close friend who has recently died recently bereaved families
  2. 2the bereaved noun (pl. the bereaved) a person who is bereaved an organization offering counselling for the bereaved
  3. Extra examples a recently bereaved family
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bereaved

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