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Etymology

Borrowed from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] suīcīda < suī < suus "one’s own" + -cide.

Noun

Singular
suicide

Plural
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  1. The intentional killing of a person by his or her own hand.
    In some cultures suicide is regarded as an honorable act under certain circumstances.
  2. A person who has intentionally killed him/herself.
    Some accounts say that Marilyn Monroe was a suicide; others disagree.
  3. (figuratively) An action that creates serious difficulty for its performer.
    Admitting that you don't own a boat would be suicide.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

suicide m. (plural suicides)

  1. Suicide (all forms)

Verb

suicide

  1. form of suicider

Italian

Adjective

suicide pl.

  1. Feminine form of suicida.

Noun

suicide f.

  1. Plural form of suicida.

Spanish

Verb

suicide (infinitive: suicidar)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of suicidar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of suicidar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of suicidar.

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