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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fatal accident mean? 

  The noun FATAL ACCIDENT has 1 sense:

1. an accident that causes someone to die

  Familiarity information: FATAL ACCIDENT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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An accident that causes someone to die

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events


fatal accident; casualty

Hypernyms ("fatal accident" is a kind of...):

accident (a mishap; especially one causing injury or death)

fatality; human death (a death resulting from an accident or a disaster)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fatal accident"):

collateral damage ((euphemism) inadvertent casualties and destruction inflicted on civilians in the course of military operations)

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