Definition of extraction in English:

extraction

Line breaks: ex|trac¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstrakʃ(ə)n
 
, ɛk-/

noun

[mass noun]

Origin

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

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