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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
extinction /iks'tiɳkʃn/
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Concise Dictionary
+no longer in existence
+no longer active; extinguished
+the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation
+complete annihilation
+a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus
+the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U] a situation in which a plant, an animal, a way of life etc. stops existing: a tribe threatened with extinction / in danger of extinction + The mountain gorilla is on the verge of extinction. + a campaign to save wild koalas from extinction + Will technology in music drive creativity to extinction? + The dormouse in Britain may face extinction if ancient woodland continues to disappear. + A comet colliding with the earth may have caused the mass extinction of the dinosaurs.
Collocation Dictionary


mass, total, widespread
the mass extinction of the dinosaurs
| near, virtual | imminent, impending


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

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