Examples of euthanasia in a Sentence
a physician who refuses to practice euthanasia
Recent Examples of euthanasia from the Web
Valor’s veterinarian and the animal control officer who picked up the confused 3-year-old dog believe the sweet canine was the victim of a botched euthanasia attempt.
That document includes drowning on its list of unacceptable primary methods of euthanasia.
The state of Victoria in Australia recently passed a euthanasia bill, the Washington Post reported.
Many children were sent to Spiegulgrund and not selected for euthanasia, but that doesn’t mean they weren’t hurt.
Beyond romaine, some 200 million eggs were recalled in April, several dog food brands were recalled after traces of a euthanasia drug were found in them, and Panera recalled all cream cheese products, also due to listeria concerns.
The dogs' exact breeds are unknown, but shelter euthanasia technician Amanda Dinwiddie told television station KXII that six of the dogs appeared to be a dachshund and terrier mix, while the seventh appeared to be a border collie mix.
The party has no official stance on euthanasia and is allowing its lawmakers to vote according to their conscience.
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission is essential to the shelter's ability to decrease euthanasia, given the government agency's limited budget, Santiago said.
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Where does euthanasia come from?
Euthanasia is a mass noun (or noncount noun), that is, a noun used only in the singular form.
The word comes from the Greek euthanatos, which means “easy death.” In English, euthanasia has been used in exactly this sense since the early seventeenth century, when Francis Bacon described the phenomenon as “after the fashion and semblance of a kindly & pleasant sleepe.” Nowadays, the word usually refers to the means of attaining such a death.
EUTHANASIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of euthanasia for English Language Learners
: the act or practice of killing someone who is very sick or injured in order to prevent any more suffering
medical Definition of euthanasia
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