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genocide

view main entry for genocidenoun [uncountable]  /ˈdʒenəsaɪd/
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genocidal

  /ˌdʒenəˈsaɪd(ə)l/  adjective
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conscious uncoupling

the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends …

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