安乐死 (Chinese PinYin: [ān lè sǐ]; traditional Chinese: 安樂死) may mean: (1) euthanasia; (2) mercy killing. Euthanasia is a criminal offense in China, but a recent survey shows that more than two-thirds of Chinese have an open and tolerant attitude toward euthanasia, which has long been debated but still banned (chinadaily.com.cn 2013). Some common phrases and expressions are: 安乐死药物 (euthanasia drug), 安乐死合法化 (legalization of euthanasia).
Literally: 安乐(peaceful and happy) + 死(death)
1. How to pronounce 安乐死?
Chinese Pinyin: [ān lè sǐ]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 安乐死
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 安乐死
Fixed expression: 安乐死药物 (euthanasia drug),
Collocation: 安乐死合法化 (legalization of euthanasia),
4. How to use 安乐死 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 安乐死.
Translation: Euthanasia is legal only in the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the US state of Oregon.
4.2 狗和人类在很多方面对比都没有优势, 但是法律允许狗的安乐死, 人就不可以, 动物有权利得到比人类更体面的死亡
Translation: “Dogs do not have many advantages over people, but one of them is extremely important: euthanasia is not forbidden by law in their case; animals have the right to a merciful death.”― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Translation: “Mercy killing should not be a crime.”
Translation: Life is just the misery left between abortion and euthanasia […]” ― Sebastian Horsley, Dandy in the Underworld: An Unauthorized Autobiography
4.5 那是不对的, 但是我们没有道德上的权威部门去批准安乐死.
Translation: That is not true, but we lack the moral authority to endorse them (acts of euthanasia).
Translation: Euthanasia will further intensify all the problems its advocates think it will solve.
Translation: Most Chinese have open mind toward euthanasia.
Translation: Euthanasia has been widely discussed around the world.
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List of reference:
chinadaily.com.cn 2013 Most Chinese have open mind toward euthanasia [online] http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-12/31/content_17206128.htm