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genocide

noun geno·cide \ˈje-nə-ˌsīd\

: the deliberate killing of people who belong to a particular racial, political, or cultural group

Full Definition of GENOCIDE

:  the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, or cultural group
geno·cid·al \ˌje-nə-ˈsī-dəl\ adjective

First Known Use of GENOCIDE

1944

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

genocide

noun geno·cide \ˈjen-ə-ˌsīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENOCIDE

:  the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, or cultural group—compare homicide
geno·cid·al \ˌjen-ə-ˈsīd-əl\ adjective

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