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English definition of “exterminate”

exterminate

verb [T]    /ɪkˈstɜr·məˌneɪt/
to kill all the animals or people in a particular place or of a particular type extermination    /ɪkˌstɜr·məˈneɪ·ʃən/ noun [U] International measures have been taken to prevent the extermination of whales.
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