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dying

2 adjective
     
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1

dying moment/minutes/seconds

during the last minutes, seconds etc before something ends:
Chandler's goal was in the dying minutes of the game.
2 [only before noun] happening just before someone dies:
It was her dying wish to have a simple burial.
3

to your dying day

for the rest of your life:
He regretted the decision to his dying day.
4 [only before noun] gradually decreasing until soon there will be none left:
Women who enjoy baking are a dying breed.
5

the dying

[plural] people who are dying:
a hospice for the dying

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