extirpation

  • 1 extirpation — [ ɛkstirpasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XVe; lat. extirpatio 1 ♦ Littér. Action d extirper; son résultat. ⇒ destruction. « l extirpation du faux goût » (Hugo). 2 ♦ Didact. Le fait d arracher. Agric. Extirpation des mauvaises herbes. Chir. Extirpation d un… …

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  • 2 Extirpation — Ex tir*pa tion, n. [L. extirpatio, exstirpatio: cf. F. extirpation.] The act of extirpating or rooting out, or the state of being extirpated; eradication; excision; total destruction; as, the extirpation of weeds from land, of evil from the heart …

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  • 3 extirpation — Extirpation. s. f. v. Il n a plus d usage qu au figuré. Extirpation des heresies, des erreurs …

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  • 4 extirpation — index abolition, destruction, dissolution (termination), evulsion, rejection, removal, subversion …

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  • 5 extirpation — early 15c., removal; 1520s, rooting out, eradication, from L. extirpationem/exstirpationem (nom. extirpatio/exstirpatio), noun of action from pp. stem of extirpare/exstirpare root out, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + stirps (gen …

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  • 6 extirpation — Extirpation, Extirpatio …

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  • 7 extirpation — (èk stir pa sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action d arracher les racines des plantes. L extirpation du chiendent. 2°   Terme de chirurgie. Action de retrancher une tumeur, un polype, jusque dans les derniers prolongements. L… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 EXTIRPATION — s. f. Action d extirper, de déraciner. Il ne se dit guère qu en parlant De certaines excroissances, de certaines tumeurs qui ont comme des racines. L extirpation d un cancer, d une loupe, d un polype. Ces remèdes furent inutiles, il fallut avoir… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 9 EXTIRPATION — n. f. Action d’extirper. L’extirpation d’une souche, d’une racine. Par extension, L’extirpation d’un cancer, d’une loupe, d’un polype. Il signifie, au figuré, Destruction totale. L’extirpation des abus, des hérésies …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 10 extirpation — noun The act of extirpating or uprooting. it aims at the correction of our manners, and extirpation of our vices …

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  • 11 extirpation — extirpate ► VERB ▪ search out and destroy completely. DERIVATIVES extirpation noun extirpator noun. ORIGIN Latin exstirpare, from stirps a stem …

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  • 12 extirpation — noun see extirpate …

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  • 13 extirpation — See extirpate. * * * …

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  • 14 extirpation — Partial or complete removal of an organ or diseased tissue. [L. extirpo, to root out, fr. stirps, a stalk, root] * * * ex·tir·pa·tion .ek stər pā shən n complete excision or surgical destruction of a body part ex·tir·pate ek stər .pāt vt, pat·ed; …

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  • 15 extirpation — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. extermination, extinction, annihilation; see destruction 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Utter destruction: annihilation, eradication, extermination, extinction, extinguishment, liquidation, obliteration. See CRIMES,… …

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  • 16 extirpation — n. destruction, eradication; uprooting …

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  • 17 extirpation — n. Eradication, uprooting, extermination, annihilation, destruction, extinction, excision, abolition, rooting out or up …

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  • 18 extirpation — n 1. obliteration, extermination, ex punction, eradication, annihilation, discreation, aboli tion, abolishment; devastation, total destruction, demolition, ravagement, desolation, ruin, ruination; effacement, wipe out, removal, liquidation,… …

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  • 19 extirpation — ex·tir·pa·tion …

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  • 20 extirpation — n. the complete surgical removal of tissue, an organ, or a growth …

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