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genocidenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈdʒen.ə.saɪd/
the ​murder of a ​wholegroup of ​people, ​especially a ​wholenation, ​race, or ​religiousgroup: victims of genocide
genocidal
adjective uk   us   /ˌdʒen.əˈsaɪ.dəl/
a genocidal ​war/​regime
(Definition of genocide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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genocidenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdʒen·əˌsɑɪd/
politics & government the ​intentionalkilling of all of the ​people of a ​nation, ​religion, or ​racialgroup
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