Definition of genocide in English:

genocide

Syllabification: gen·o·cide
Pronunciation: /ˈjenəˌsīd
 
/

noun

Derivatives

genocidal

Pronunciation: /ˌjenəˈsīdl/
adjective
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  • A regime that launched genocidal extermination campaigns against impure minorities would be recognised for what it was and denounced.
  • They now have to make sure that malevolent and reactionary forces are no longer able to gain power and to use such power in the pursuit of racist and genocidal policies.
  • He was up against an enemy armed and guided by genocidal impulses.

Origin

1940s: from Greek genos 'race' + -cide.

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