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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vitalis.

Adjective

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Positive
vital

Comparative
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  1. Relating to, or characteristic of life.
  2. Necessary to the continuation of life; being the seat of life; being that on which life depends.
    • The brain is a vital organ.
  3. Invigorating or life-giving.
    • The sun’s vital radiation.
  4. Necessary to continued existence.
    • The transition to farming was vital for the creation of civilisation.
  5. Relating to the recording of life events.
    • Birth, marriage and death certificates are vital records.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vitalis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /vi.tal/

Adjective

vital m. (f. vitale, m. plural vitaux, f. plural vitales)

  1. vital

Spanish

Adjective

vital m. and f. (plural vitales)

  1. vital

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