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Used to discuss death with respect and seriousness, often in formal situations. SlideThe family announced his decease with great sorrow.
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Euphemistic UsagePlay
'Decease' is a gentler way of referring to someone's death, used to soften the harshness. SlideAfter a long battle with illness, he met his decease last night.
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Commonly used in legal, medical, or official records to denote death. SlideThe certificate recorded the time of decease at 3:00 am.