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verb [transitive] exterminate pronunciation in American English /ɪkˈstɜrmɪˌneɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyexterminate
he/she/itexterminates
present participleexterminating
past tenseexterminated
past participleexterminated

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 exterminate pronunciation in American English /ɪkˌstɜrmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularextermination
pluralexterminations

exterminator

noun [countable]
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singularexterminator
pluralexterminators

We hired an exterminator to get rid of the termites in the basement.

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