extermination

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French extermination, from Latin exterminatio

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

extermination (plural exterminations)

  1. The act of exterminating; total destruction; eradication; excision; as, the extermination of inhabitants or tribes, of error or vice, or of weeds from a field.
  2. Elimination.

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

extermination f (plural exterminations)

  1. extermination