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English definition of “extinct”

extinct

adjective     /ɪkˈstɪŋkt/
C1 not now existing : There is concern that the giant panda will soon become extinct. Many tribes became extinct when they came into contact with Western illnesses . A lot of trades have become extinct because of the development of technology .Non-existence and not being An extinct volcano is one that is not now active (= will not explode again) .Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
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