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extinction

ex·tinc·tion

extinction

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk stIngk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of becoming or making extinct, or of being ended or putting an end to.
similar words:
end
definition 2: the act or process of stifling or abolishing, or of being stifled or abolished.
the extinction of individual rights
similar words:
abolition
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animals that may become extinct
some animals that are extinct
some causes of extinction
some things that can prevent extinction