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extinction
Pronunciation: /ɛkstɛ̃ksjɔ̃/

Translation of extinction in English:

nom féminin

  • 1 (Médecine)avoir une extinction de voix
    to have lost one's voice
    mon extinction de voix a duré trois jours
    I lost my voice for three days
  • 3 (action d'éteindre) après l'extinction de l'incendie
    after the fire was put out ou extinguished
    après l'extinction des feux
    after lights out

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