the deceased

noun

Definition of the deceased

formal
: a dead person or dead people a relative of the deceased Three of the deceased are being buried today.

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“The deceased.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20deceased. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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