Associations to the word «Genocide»

Wiktionary

GENOCIDE, noun. The systematic killing of substantial numbers of people on the basis of their ethnicity, religion, political beliefs, social status, or other particularities.
GENOCIDE, verb. To commit genocide (against); to eliminate (a group of people) completely.

Dictionary definition

GENOCIDE, noun. Systematic killing of a racial or cultural group.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky