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ethnic cleansing

noun [U] uk   us  
the organized, often violent attempt by a particular cultural or racial group to completely remove from a country or area all members of a different group
Translations of “ethnic cleansing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 種族清洗…
in Russian этническая чистка…
in Turkish soykırım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 种族清洗…
in Polish czystkietniczne…
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