genocidal
adjective see genocide

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • genocidal — gen o*cid al a. Of or pertaining to genocide; as, the genocidal policies of the Serbs in Bosnia. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genocidal — 1948, from GENOCIDE (Cf. genocide) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Genocidally …   Etymology dictionary

  • genocidal — [[t]ʤe̱nəsa͟ɪd(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Genocidal means relating to genocide or carrying out genocide. They have been accused of genocidal crimes …   English dictionary

  • genocidal — |jenə|sīdəl adjective Etymology: genocide + al : tending toward or producing genocide genocidal acts the degradation of anthropology to a genocidal weapon by the Nazis Scientific Monthly …   Useful english dictionary

  • genocidal — adjective Causative of or related to an act or policy of genocide. An ethnic civil war triggered the genocidal massacre of more than 500000 people in just a few short months. Hundreds of thousands of Rwandans fled …   Wiktionary

  • genocidal — adj. Genocidal is used with these nouns: ↑maniac, ↑massacre …   Collocations dictionary

  • genocidal — genocide ► NOUN ▪ the deliberate killing of a very large number of people from a particular ethnic group or nation. DERIVATIVES genocidal adjective. ORIGIN from Greek genos race + CIDE(Cf. ↑ cide) …   English terms dictionary

  • genocidal — See genocide. * * * …   Universalium

  • genocidal — adj. of genocide, pertaining to the extermination of a large group of people (particularly those belonging to a certain race, religion, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • genocidal — gen·o·ci·dal …   English syllables

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