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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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