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French translation of 'extinct'

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[ɪkˈstɪŋkt ]
1.  [volcano] éteint(e)
2.  [animal] disparu(e)
to become extinct disparaître
to be extinct avoir disparu
The species is almost extinct. Cette espèce a presque disparu.

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Example Sentences Including 'extinct'

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In the next three years about 9 million head were killed; after another decade the animals were almost extinct.
Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
A professor heads an expedition down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the innermost point of the planet, and there discovers a prehistoric land.
The Sun (2009)
An extinct military volcano, no longer spewing out khaki lava.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It is a South Atlantic island with an extinct volcano in the middle.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Many of the extinct animals were enormous compared with their modern cousins.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Or they wouldn't have nearly become extinct.
The Sun (2009)
These might sound like nasty diseases or extinct animals, but they are actually names of clouds.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We realised ten years ago that we needed to change or we would become extinct.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
When the greys arrived in the neighbourhood, reds would become extinct within a decade.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
His Wisdom tells me such things are not allowed to die or become extinct.
Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels (1993)
But you're looking at the peak of an extinct volcano.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Then, a pond was drained and amid the slime there were two extinct animals.
Siegel, Bernie S. (MD) Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)
Most marine life would be extinct.
The Sun (2009)
Rats the size of sheep could be a reality if larger mammals become extinct, it has been claimed.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So it makes sense that a lot of life went extinct at that time.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The bad news: humans will almost certainly have become extinct by then anyway.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The story was good because it made me think about extinct animals.
The Sun (2010)
They say that rare small mammals that have become extinct on mainland Australia will be at risk.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
If they were returned now they would become extinct.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Other smaller, less well-known animals became extinct as well.
Michael Boulter EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)
We have found consistent patterns in these evolutionary changes, in groups of animals that are extinct, and in others that survive.
Michael Boulter EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)

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'extinct' in Other Languages

British English: extinct /ɪkˈstɪŋkt/ ADJECTIVE
If a species of animals is extinct, it no longer has any living members.
...the most recently distinct dinosaur ever discovered.
  • American English: extinct
  • Arabic: مُنْقَرِض
  • Brazilian Portuguese: extinto
  • Chinese: 灭绝的
  • Croatian: izumro
  • Czech: vyhynulý
  • Danish: uddød
  • Dutch: uitgestorven
  • European Spanish: extinto
  • Finnish: sukupuuttoon kuollut
  • French: disparu
  • German: ausgestorben
  • Greek: εξαφανισμένος
  • Italian: estinto
  • Japanese: 絶滅した
  • Korean: 멸종한
  • Norwegian: utdødd
  • Polish: wymarły
  • European Portuguese: extinto
  • Romanian: dispărut
  • Russian: вымерший
  • Latin American Spanish: extinto
  • Swedish: utdöd
  • Thai: สูญพันธุ์
  • Turkish: soyu tükenmiş
  • Ukrainian: вимерлий
  • Vietnamese: tuyệt chủng


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