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eugenics

noun [U] uk   us   /juːˈdʒen.ɪks/
the idea that it is possible to improve humans by allowing only some people to produce children: Eugenics was the central, and most controversial, part of his social philosophy.
eugenic
adjective uk   us   /-ɪk/
Translations of “eugenics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 優生學, 人種改良學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 优生学, 人种改良学…
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