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English definition of “genocide”


noun [U] uk   /ˈdʒen.ə.saɪd/ us  
the murder of a whole group of people, especially a whole nation, race, or religious group: victims of genocideMurder and attempted murderKilling
adjective uk   /ˌdʒen.əˈsaɪ.dəl/ us  
a genocidal war/regimeMurder and attempted murderKilling
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