decimate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈdesɪmeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theydecimate
he/she/itdecimates
present participledecimating
past tensedecimated
past participledecimated

derived word

decimation

 

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/ˌdesɪˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]