eugenics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction eu·gen·ics \ yü-ˈje-niks \

Definition of eugenics

:a science that deals with the improvement (as by control of human mating) of hereditary qualities of a race or breed

First Known Use of eugenics

1883


EUGENICS Defined for English Language Learners

eugenics

noun

Definition of eugenics for English Language Learners

  • : a science that tries to improve the human race by controlling which people become parents


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eugenics

noun plural but singular in construction eu·gen·ics \ yu̇-ˈjen-iks \

medical Definition of eugenics

:a science that deals with the improvement (as by control of human mating) of hereditary qualities of a race or breed

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