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decimate
American English: /ˈdɛsəˌmeɪt/
British English: /ˈdɛsɪmeɪt/

Translation of decimate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • A University of Sydney researcher is claiming up to a third of our snake species could be decimated.
    • The idea grew out of an effort to save highly endangered Micronesian kingfishers in Guam, where many bird species had been decimated by a brown snake invasion.
    • Prior to 1990 the species had been decimated by a combination of habitat loss and capture of birds for the pet trade, and was considered extinct in the wild.
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