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extraction

noun [C/U]  /ɪkˈstræk·ʃən/ us  
the process of removing or taking out something: [C] a tooth extraction If you say that a person is of a particular extraction, you mean that the person originally came from the stated nation or country: [U] She is of Korean extraction.
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