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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The Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam) has published a book on historic incidents of genocide and mass murder and expressed its desire to see it included in the Cambodian school curriculum.
Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland said that she remains fully committed to protecting the international legal order and its key postulates, reiterating that "genocide has no place in the modern world."
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Fourteen genocide convicts from Bugesera prison have apologized to families whose relatives they participated in killing during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Ngoma district, Eastern Province.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has challenged nations who label the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide, saying they should inspect Turkey's Ottoman-era archives and "we have nothing to hide".
The Turkish president stressed that the countries accusing Turkey of the "Armenian genocide" do not have any evidence.
The seminar was dedicated to the 27th Anniversary of Khojaly Genocide occurred on February 26, 1992.
After a definition of genocide and a review of the development of the field of genocide studies, chapter-length cases reveal the facts behind eight genocides, from colonial genocides through the Armenian genocide, the Nazi genocides of Jews and Gypsies, the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, and genocides in the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Sudan.
What is a genocide? According to the United Nations, a genocide is a series of acts committed with the intention to destroy people of a specific race, religion, ethnicity, or nationality.