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extinction /ɪkˈstɪŋkʃən/ noun [uncountable]

خاموشی ، اطفاء ، خاموش سازی ، اعدام ، انهدام ، انقراض ، علوم مهندسی: اطفاء خاموشی ، روانشناسی: خاموش سازی ، زیست شناسی: انقراض ، علوم هوایی: کاهش نور
Synonyms: dying out, abolition, annihilation, destruction, eradication, extermination, obliteration, oblivion

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

extinction /ɪkˈstɪŋkʃən/ noun [uncountable]

1. when a particular type of animal or plant stops existing:
species in danger of extinction
on the verge/edge/brink of extinction (=nearly extinct)
The breed was on the verge of extinction.
They were hunted almost to extinction.
Conservationists are trying to save the whale from extinction.
face extinction/be threatened with extinction
Many endangered species now face extinction.

2. when a type of person, custom, skill etc stops existing:
Their traditional way of life seems doomed to extinction.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. mass, total, widespread the mass extinction of the dinosaurs
near, virtual | imminent, impending
VERB + EXTINCTION cause, lead to Modern farming methods have led to the total extinction of many species of wild flowers.
be doomed to, be in danger of, be on the brink/edge/verge of, be threatened with, face The island's way of life is doomed to extinction. These animals are now on the verge of extinction.
be saved from

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


face extinction (=be likely to stop existing soon)
The red squirrel faces extinction in England and Wales unless conservation measures are taken.
cause/lead to extinction (=make an animal, plant etc stop existing)
Exactly what caused the extinction of the dinosaurs?
be threatened with extinction (=very likely to stop existing)
Hundreds of species of birds are now threatened with extinction.
be in danger of extinction
The species are in danger of extinction in the UK.
be on the brink/verge of extinction (=be at the point of almost not existing)
The Siberian crane is on the verge of extinction due to hunting.
be saved from extinction
There are hopes that the animals have now been saved from extinction.
total/complete extinction
Hippos may face total extinction if their habitat continues to dwindle.
near extinction (=being almost becoming extinct)
Wolves have returned to the forest, almost ten years after near extinction.
virtual extinction (=being very nearly extinct)
The deer has been hunted to virtual extinction.
certain extinction (=extinction which will definitely happen)
The crested ibis faces certain extinction in Japan after attempts to breed from the sole remaining pair have failed.
imminent/impending extinction (=likely to happen soon)
The ban on hunting was introduced to stop the imminent extinction of some big game animals.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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