bereavement

US [bɪˈrivmənt]
UK [bɪˈriːvmənt]
  • n.丧失亲人;丧亲之痛;亲友的丧亡
  • Web丧友;居丧;伤恸
Plural Form:bereavements  
bereavement
n.
1.
[u]
丧失亲人;丧亲之痛the state of having lost a relative or close friend because they have died
the pain of an emotional crisis such as divorce or bereavement
诸如离婚或痛失亲人等的情感危机的痛苦
2.
[c]
亲友的丧亡the death of a relative or close friend
A family bereavement meant that he could not attend the conference.
他家里有人去世了,所以不能出席会议。

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