Extermination - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˌstɜːrmɪˈneɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word extermination
Brit.  |ɪkˌstəːmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word extermination

noun

- complete annihilation (syn: extinction)
- the act of exterminating (syn: liquidation)

Examples

We made arrangements to have the termites exterminated.

The invaders nearly exterminated the native people.

the extermination of the indigenous peoples

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