extirpate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈɛkstəpeɪt/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈɛkstɚpeɪt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ex‧tir‧pate

Verb[change]

Plain form
extirpate

Third-person singular
extirpates

Past tense
extirpated

Past participle
extirpated

Present participle
extirpating

  1. (transitive) If you extirpate something, you destroy it completely.