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English definition of “extirpate”

extirpate

verb [T] uk   /ˈek.stɜː.peɪt/ us    /-stɚ-/ formal
to remove or destroy something completelyDestroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
extirpation
noun [U] uk   /ˌek.stɜːˈpeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-stɚ-/
(Definition of extirpate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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