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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfatallyfa‧tal‧ly /ˈfeɪtəl-i/ adverb  1 DIEin a way that causes deathfatally injured/wounded Two officers were fatally injured in the explosion.2 FAILin a way that will make something fail or be unable to continuefatally flawed/weakened/damaged etc Bolton’s idea was fatally flawed. He has been fatally undermined by his own finance minister.
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fatallyWhat is good for the food industry can be fatally bad for the health of the entire nation.There is simply too much heat lost to the attic, making the roofs fatally warm.fatally injured/woundedAs a result his friend Shean Kearney, 23, who was sitting in the front passenger seat was fatally injured.When she returned a short while later, she found the 27-year-old Cosby fatally wounded.Unfortunately, the London's pilot was fatally wounded, but his co-pilot managed to alight in a very rough sea.The plaintiff was seriously and her husband fatally injured by an explosion of gas which also destroyed their home.He added that securing the posts had not been completed before Gary was fatally injured the following day.Unfortunately, the young prince was fatally wounded while hunting in 1031.fatally flawed/weakened/damaged etcFor this reason alone the judge's order is fatally flawed.It was fatally flawed at its inception in 1946, and has never functioned as it was intended to.But he failed to allay fears that he will be a fatally flawed candidate when pitted against President Bush next autumn.This is an assumption that we believe to be fatally flawed, for the reasons we have outlined earlier.But on the day of reckoning a divided Kurdistan could be a fatally weakened one.The arms scandal had fatally weakened the partnership.
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