extermination extermination  /ɪk ˌstɜr mə ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) complete annihilation
  2. (n) the act of exterminating

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Since 1968, in a Biafra facing extermination and famine, he has revolutionized humanitarian assistance.
  2. In desperation, the military declared outright war and drew up an extermination program.
  3. Bergen-Belsen was one of some 100 camps created to effect Hitler's Final Solution, the extermination of the Jewish people.

News

  1. Residents warned about Asian tiger mosquito problem

    The Monmouth County Mosquito Extermination Commission is warning residents to be on the lookout for the Asian tiger mosquito. “Protect yourself and your family by keeping your yard mosquito-habitat-free,” Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso said. “Don’t forget to look behind your shed, under your deck or porch and under bushes.” read more
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Tri-Town News

  2. Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, San Bernardino and San Diego County Pest Control Companies Scramble to Find New Ways to ...

    Gopher extermination chemicals known as Fumitoxin have been taken off the market and companies need new methods for gopher control in Southern California like the ones Rodent Guys offers. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/diego-bernardino-orange/los-angeles-ventura/prweb10838777.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Santa Clarita Gophers and Moles Trapped for quick removal and control because of new EPA law

    Recent Federal laws for the use of aluminum phosphide changes gopher and mole extermination to trapping over poisons for gopher control in Santa Clarita, CA . (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/gopher-removal-control/santa_clarita-ca/prweb10837619.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Even with the Cold War over, the spread of nuclear weapons or the theft of nuclear material could lead to the extermination of any city on the planet," Obama said at a US-style town hall meeting in the French city of Strasbourg on Friday.
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: WELT ONLINE

  2. In Charleston, W.Va., McCain said in response: "I made it very clear, at that time, before and after, that we will not negotiate with terrorist organizations, that Hamas would have to abandon their terrorism, their advocacy to the extermination of...
    on May 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

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