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exterminate

view main entry for exterminateverb [transitive]  /ɪkˈstɜrmɪˌneɪt/ 
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extermination

  /ɪkˌstɜrmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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exterminator

noun [countable]
exterminatorexterminators noun [countable]InflectionssingularexterminatorpluralexterminatorsWe hired an exterminator to get rid of the termites in the basement.Something that kills: predator, killer, poison, germicide, exterminator

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