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extinction


Published on: Monday 21st October 2019

ex tinc tion

extinction

Definition: the act or process of becoming extinct- having no members of a species left

Prefix, Suffix, Root: from the Latin ‘exstinguere’, to quench; e/ex – out, out of; tion – act, process, result

Linked Words: extinguish, exclusion, excursion, exhumation, exemption