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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Thus in Australia, a right-wing and/or (crypto-) ethno-nationalist position which would deny both the genocidal act, its outcome, and any present possibility of reparative action has developed; those speaking from this position reject the accusation that 'Australia' committed or could commit genocide (see Bartrop 2001, p.
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A critical idea that Franklin Littell proposed well before most seriously considered it--certainly long before governments, the United Nations, and most scholars--was his Genocide Early Warning System.
The reoccurrence of genocide and mass violence in recent times, in such places as Bosnia, Rwanda, East Timor, and Darfur, should serve as a reminder to the world community that genocide is not a tragic relic of the past.
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There are several mechanisms for bringing those who committed the Khojaly genocide to justice, Aydin Safikhanli, head of Azerbaijan's Ombudsman Office, told Trend Feb.
Minister of Human Rights and Refugees of BiH Semiha Borovac and the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng, today visited the Memorial Center in PotoAari where they laid flowers at the memorial, honored the victims of the genocide in Srebrenica, and then met with representatives of the Mothers of Srebrenica Association.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law HB4493 mandating the teaching of the Armenian Genocide and Holocaust (as well as other genocides) in Michigan public schools.