funeral - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈfjuːn(ə)rəl/
singularfuneral
pluralfunerals
  1. a ceremony that takes place after someone dies, usually including a religious ceremony, and the formal process of taking the body to the place where it is buried or cremated

    He flew home to arrange for his father’s funeral.

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    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to a funeral
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