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English definition of “eugenics”

eugenics

noun [U]     /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 .GeneticsInnate and congenital eugenic     /-ɪk/ adjective
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