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mortality

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the death especially of large numbers of people or animals
  • Tuberculosis was a leading cause of mortality back then.

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The first known use of mortality was in the 15th century

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“Mortality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mortality. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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