genocide


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gen·o·cide

 (jĕn′ə-sīd′)
n.
The systematic and widespread extermination or attempted extermination of a national, racial, religious, or ethnic group.

[Greek genos, race; see genə- in Indo-European roots + -cide.]

gen′o·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
gen′o·cid′al·ly adv.

genocide

(ˈdʒɛnəʊˌsaɪd)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the policy of deliberately killing a nationality or ethnic group
[C20: from geno-, from Greek genos race + -cide]
ˌgenoˈcidal adj

gen•o•cide

(ˈdʒɛn əˌsaɪd)

n.
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group.
[1940–45; < Greek géno(s) race + -cide]
gen`o•cid′al, adj.

genocide

1. the deliberate and systematic extermination of a racial or national group.
2. an actor in this process. — genocidal, adj.
See also: Race
the killing of an entire people or of a very large number of a people. — genocidal, adj.
See also: Killing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genocide - systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
kill, putting to death, killing - the act of terminating a life

genocide

noun massacre, killing, murder, slaughter, holocaust, ethnic cleansing (euphemistic), carnage, extermination, mass murder, annihilation, pogrom, butchery, mass slaughter They have alleged that acts of genocide and torture were carried out.
Translations
إبادَه جَماعِيَّه
геноцид
genocida
folkemord
genocid
népirtásfajirtás
òjóîarmorîþjóðarmorð
genocidas
genocīds
ludobójstwo
genocída
genocid
genocid

genocide

[ˈdʒenəʊsaɪd] Ngenocidio m

genocide

[ˈdʒɛnəsaɪd] ngénocide m

genocide

nVölkermord m, → Genozid nt (geh)

genocide

[ˈdʃɛnəʊˌsaɪd] ngenocidio

genocide

(ˈdʒenəsaid) noun
the deliberate killing of a race of people.

gen·o·cide

n. genocidio, exterminación sistemática de un grupo étnico.
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It is widely regarded as the beginning of the genocide.
The first is classification, where a regime distinguishes people into -us and them by ethnicity, race, religion, or nationality; the second stage is symbolism, where names or other symbols are given to the classifications, combined with symbols of hatred; the third is dehumanization, where one group denies the humanity of other group; the fourth is organization, as genocide is always organized, usually by a state, using a state army or militias; fifth is polarization, where extremists drive groups apart; the sixth is preparation, where victims are identified and separated because of their ethnicity or religion; the seventh stage, extermination, begins and quickly becomes the mass killing legally called -genocide; and the final stage is denial.
December 9 marks a new annual day of commemoration to remember victims of genocide and remind all nations of their responsibility to prevent and protect
8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of organizations aimed at preventing genocide have welcomed the United Nations General Assembly's designation of December 9 as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.
The "genocide" debate has gained a new momentum in the international arena after Pope Francis's remarks calling the Armenian massacres the first genocide of the 20th century, infuriating Ankara, which summoned its ambassador to the Holy See for consultations.
LAWMAKERS on Monday agreed to amend current legislation criminalising the denial of genocide if the genocide in question has been recognised by the House.
CANADA- based Sikh rights organisation, World Sikh Organisation of Canada ( WSO), in a letter written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, has welcomed his acknowledgement of the anti- Sikh riots in November 1984 as a genocide and has called on him to follow up his announcement with investigations and prosecutions of those responsible for orchestrating and carrying out the killings.
French President Francois Hollande has confirmed he will attend the commemoration of the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Public Radio of Armenia reported.
In this work for students in political science and history, Lierberman (Fitchburg State College) explains the causes of European episodes of genocide in the 20th century, breaking them down into internal causes, such as nationalism and new political movements, and external causes such as war and imperialism.
Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide
NNA - During the march on occasion of Armenian Genocide anniversary thousands of Armenians in Lebanese capital Beirut urged Turkey to recognize Armenian Genocide.