extermination vs liquidation what difference

what is difference between extermination and liquidation

English

Etymology

From Middle French extermination, from Latin exterminatio

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

extermination (countable and uncountable, plural exterminations)

  1. The act of exterminating; total destruction or eradication
    the total extermination of a people
    extermination of error or vice
    extermination of weeds from a field
  2. Elimination.

Synonyms

  • (total destruction): excision

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin exterminātiō. Synchronically analysable as exterminer +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.stɛʁ.mi.na.sjɔ̃/

Noun

extermination f (plural exterminations)

  1. extermination

Derived terms

  • camp d’extermination

Further reading

  • “extermination” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

liquidate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌlɪkwəˈdeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

liquidation (countable and uncountable, plural liquidations)

  1. The act of exchange of an asset of lesser liquidity with a more liquid one, such as cash.
  2. The selling of the assets of a business as part of the process of dissolving the business.
  3. (euphemistic) Murder of dehumanized victims by a regime (and possibly its allies).

Related terms

  • liquid
  • liquidate
  • liquidator
  • liquidity
  • liquidizer
  • liquor

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /li.ki.da.sjɔ̃/

Noun

liquidation f (plural liquidations)

  1. sale, liquidation (sale of goods at reduced prices)
  2. liquidation

Further reading

  • “liquidation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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