euthanization

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euthanize +‎ -ation

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euthanization ‎(plural euthanizations)

  1. The act or process of euthanizing
    • 2007 June 20, The Associated Press, “Central Islip: Two Violent Rottweilers Will Be Euthanized”, in New York Times[1]:
      A judge has ordered the euthanization of two dogs that nearly ripped off a man’s ear in a June 10 attack in Dix Hills.

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