death toll

noun

Definition of death toll

: the number of people who die in an accident, disaster, war, etc. Three people who were injured in the accident have died, pushing the death toll up to 116. The virus's death toll is expected to rise.

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“Death toll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/death%20toll. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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