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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypass away
he/she/itpasses away
present participlepassing away
past tensepassed away
past participlepassed away

or pass on

  1. to die. This word is used to avoid sayingdiewhen you think this might upset someone
    He passed away in his sleep at the age of eighty-four.
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