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English definition of “exterminate”


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