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Related topics: Occupations, Death
undertakerun‧der‧tak‧er /ˈʌndəteɪkə $ -dərteɪkər/ noun [countable]  British EnglishBOMX someone whose job is to arrange funerals syn funeral director American English
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undertakerHe settles for a life-changing career among the cadavers as an undertaker.One profession which sees more of the bereaved than the rest of us are undertakers.Some then become undertakers and eject the dead, while others venture out as hunters.They looked like a pair of Dickensian undertakers.The arrival of the local undertaker, Paul Berthe, did little to help our investigations.But people have to choose a particular undertaker to handle the arrangements.Before the undertaker closes the casket, he asks us if we want to say good-bye.The police might want to see the body; the undertaker certainly would.
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