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ethnic cleansingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈeθ·nɪk ˈklen·zɪŋ/
world history the ​organized, often ​violentattempt by one ​cultural or ​racialgroup to ​remove from a ​country or ​area all ​members of a different ​group
(Definition of ethnic cleansing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ethnic cleansing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 种族清洗…
in Turkish soykırım…
in Russian этническая чистка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 種族清洗…
in Polish czystkietniczne…
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