Meaning of extirpation in English:

extirpation

Pronunciation /?kst???pe??(?)n/

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noun

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‘The extirpation of beaver - a keystone species - in 1900 was especially devastating to the watershed.’
  • ‘But if they will be hated and chastised no matter what they do, what holds them back from a truly ruthless extirpation of their enemy?’
  • ‘These are the northern species the committee believes are facing imminent extirpation or extinction.’
  • ‘Judicious criticism, therefore, has a great and much needed part to play with regard to the extirpation of bad music.’
  • ‘What single social advance subtracted more from the sum of human misery than the extirpation of slavery in the nineteenth century?’