ethnic cleansing(redirected from Ethnically cleanse)
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The systematic elimination of an ethnic group or groups from a region or society, as by deportation, forced emigration, or genocide.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) euphemistic the violent removal by one ethnic group of other ethnic groups from the population of a particular area: used esp of the activities of Serbs against Croats and Muslims in the former Yugoslavia
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the elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a society, as by genocide or forced emigration.
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The deliberate removal or killing of a minority ethnic group within a country by a dominant ethnic group.
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|Noun||1.||ethnic cleansing - the mass expulsion and killing of one ethnic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area|
group action - action taken by a group of people
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