exterminator


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ex·ter·mi·na·tor

 (ĭk-stûr′mə-nā′tər)
n.
One that exterminates, especially one whose occupation is the extermination of vermin.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exterminator - someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)exterminator - someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)
killer, slayer - someone who causes the death of a person or animal
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Translations

exterminator

[eksˈtɜːmɪneɪtəʳ] N (US) → exterminador m de plagas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

exterminator

[ɪkˈstɜːrmɪneɪtər] n [pests] → dératiseur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

exterminator

n (= person: of rats etc, pests) → Kammerjäger(in) m(f); (= poison etc)Vernichtungsmittel nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

exterminator

[ɪkˈstɜːmɪˌneɪtəʳ] naddetto/a alla disinfestazione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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