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euthanize

Saltos de línea: eu¦than|ize
Pronunciación: /ˈjuːθənʌɪz
 
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(also euthanise)

Definición de euthanize en inglés:

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[with object] North American
Put (an animal) to death humanely: older dogs may find loving homes instead of being euthanized
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A young, arrogant veterinarian unable to concentrate on the needs of animals hastily euthanizes an ill horse.
  • This story is about this woman who worked for the humane society and euthanized a stray cat.
  • In the United States, critically injured racehorses are humanely euthanized by lethal injection.

Origen

1970s: formed irregularly from euthanasia + -ize.

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