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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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This new law recommends a total of six hours devoted to the teaching of genocides at some point within grades 8-12.
The Republic of Cyprus stands firm by the Armenian people in their struggle for justice and recognition of the genocide," he pledged, recalling that the House has adopted numerous resolutions recognising and condemning the genocide and brandishing as criminal offence the denial of the Armenian and other genocides.
This volume presents personal accounts from victims, perpetrators, and witnesses involved in 10 genocides that occurred between 1904 and 2004: the Herero genocide, the Armenian genocide (including the concurrent genocides of the Assyrians and the Anatolian and Pontic Greeks), the Holocaust, and genocides in Cambodia, Guatemala, East Timor, Kurdistan, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.
For us, that image of Cambodia also recognizes the importance of teaching the Cambodian genocide beyond the borders of Cambodia so that awareness of this genocide widely takes its place in university settings alongside other genocides of the 20th century that include Armenia, Rwanda, and the Holocaust.
The conclusion draws lessons for preventing future genocides.
In this book, Mojzes is set to examine the Balkan genocides and ethnic cleansing during the troublesome twentieth century.
In Australia, two distinct genocides occurred: frontier killings, and child removal (Tatz 1999).
So let us end genocide as we know it -- by stopping genocides, but also by abandoning the crime of genocide.
One wrong he spoke about throughout his adult life was that of the Holocaust and genocides perpetrated in the post-Holocaust period.
Thus, scholarship is sorely needed that addresses not just the genocides once they occur but also seeks to analyze its causes and works to prevent it.
Genocides are planned attempts to remove a population.
While companies do not typically carry out genocides on their own, they often provide the necessary means such as supplying Saddam Hussein with chemical gas components to perpetrate the Kurdish genocide, machetes to the Rwandan government to further the Rwandan genocide, or small arms to Bosnian Serb militias to exterminate Bosniak males at Srebrenica.