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deceased

1) adj. dead. 2) n. the person who has died, as used in the handling of his/her estate, probate of will and other proceedings after death, or in reference to the victim of a homicide (as: "The deceased had been shot three times.") In probate law the more genteel word is the "decedent."

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To another question, Saira said government was working in all cities of the country to control Dengue decease. Test facility for this decease was available in all provinces and government was now working to establish Integrated Labs to facilitate the public.
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She informed the house that about 206 cases of CCHF decease were registered in last three years that led to 54 deaths.