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eugenics

noun [U] uk   /juːˈdʒen.ɪks/ us  
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
adjective uk   /-ɪk/ us  
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