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"exterminate" in British English

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exterminateverb [T]

uk   /ɪkˈstɜː.mɪ.neɪt/  us   /-ˈstɝː-/
extermination
noun [U] uk   /ɪkˌstɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌstɝː-/
International ​measures have been taken to ​prevent the extermination of the ​whale (= all of them being ​killed).
exterminator
noun [C] uk   /-neɪ.tər/  us   /-neɪ.t̬ɚ/
(Definition of exterminate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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exterminateverb [T]

 us   /ɪkˈstɜr·məˌneɪt/
to ​kill all the ​animals or ​people in a ​particularplace or of a ​particulartype
extermination
noun [U]  us   /ɪkˌstɜr·məˈneɪ·ʃən/
Internationalmeasures have been taken to ​prevent the extermination of ​whales.
(Definition of exterminate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exterminate”
in Korean 몰살시키다…
in Arabic يُبيد…
in Malaysian membasmi…
in French exterminer…
in Russian уничтожать, истреблять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 根除, 滅絕, 消滅…
in Italian sterminare…
in Turkish topluca yok etmek, kökünü kazımak, imha etmek…
in Polish eksterminować, tępić…
in Spanish exterminar…
in Vietnamese tiêu diệt…
in Portuguese exterminar…
in Thai ทำลายสิ้น…
in German ausrotten…
in Catalan exterminar…
in Japanese (人、動物)を絶滅させる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 根除, 灭绝, 消灭…
in Indonesian membasmi…
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