HyperDic: extermination

English > 2 senses of the word extermination:
NOUNeventextermination, extinctioncomplete annihilation
actextermination, liquidationthe act of exterminating
extermination > pronunciation
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English > extermination: 2 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningcomplete annihilation.
Broaderannihilation, disintegrationTotal destruction
Spanishdesaparición, erradicación, exterminación, exterminio, extinción
Catalanexterminació, extermini, extinció
English > extermination: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of exterminating.
Broaderdestruction, devastationThe termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
Spanishexterminio, liquidación
Catalanextermini, liquidació

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