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extraction Saltos de línea: ex|trac¦tion
Pronunciación: /ɪkˈstrakʃ(ə)n/

Definición de extraction en inglés:


[mass noun]
1The action of extracting something, especially using effort or force: mineral extraction [count noun]: a dental extraction
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is significant that both Wells and Morton were specifically looking for a means of rendering dental extractions pain free.
  • Those who object to this should take a look at the children undergoing dental extractions for decay at an age when they are far too young to advocate fluoride in water.
  • Within the next 10-15 years mineral extractions, agriculture as we know it and associated business support services will be almost irrelevant.
2 [with adjective] The ethnic origin of someone’s family: a worker of Polish extraction
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  • The Lucchesi family, of Italian extraction, have lived for many years in Dundalk.
  • The workers of Chinese extraction started dominating the dyeing department.
  • In the future, they ruled, the Portuguese or Spanish extraction of the candidate must be clear beyond any doubt.


Late Middle English: via Old French from late Latin extractio(n-), from Latin extrahere 'draw out' (see extract).

Palabras que riman con extraction

abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, faction, fraction, interaction, liquefaction, malefaction, petrifaction, proaction, protraction, putrefaction, redaction, retroaction, satisfaction, stupefaction, subtraction, traction, transaction, tumefaction, vitrifaction
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