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  1. Anonymous
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    united family

    Can I say "my family is very united" ? (I mean, we can count on one another, we are always in touch, etc) (is "united" gradable ?)

    - What do you call that king of doctor that deals with dead people (does necropsy, autopsy etc) :?

    Thank you.

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    I think you can say very united, but a better adjective for what you have in mind is close-knit.

    The name of the physician is pathologist.

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    There's also the 'coroner', who decides on the cause of death.

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    I think coroner is an official title. The coroner's office is established by law. Any pathologist can determine the cause of death, but a coroner is desinnated by law to investigate suspicious deaths.

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