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right-to-die

[ rahyt-tuh-dahy ]
/ ˈraɪt təˈdaɪ /
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adjective
asserting or advocating the right to refuse extraordinary medical measures to prolong one's life when one is terminally ill or irreversibly comatose: right-to-die laws.
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Origin of right-to-die

First recorded in 1975–80
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