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Definition of life-and-death adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

life-and-death

 adjective
adjective
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; NAmE
 
(also life-or-death) [only before noun]
 
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extremely serious, especially when there is a situation in which people might die a life-and-death decision/struggle
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: life-and-death

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