extinct

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extinct(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (dead)
a. extinto
The revival of an extinct species is no longer a fantasy.La resurrección de una especie extinta ya no es una fantasía.
b. extinguido
The Sumatran rhino has been declared extinct in the wild.Se ha declarado extinguido el rinoceronte de Sumatra en estado salvaje.
c. desaparecido
Archaeocyaths are an extinct group of sponges that had a brief history, geologically speaking.Las arqueociatas son un grupo de esponjas desaparecidas que tuvo una historia breve desde el punto de vista geológico.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Experts predict that Asian elephants will be extinct within 15 years.Los expertos predicen que los elefantes asiáticos se extinguirán dentro de 15 años.
The last dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago.Los últimos dinosaurios se extinguieron hace 65 millones de años.
2. (not active)
a. apagado
Mount Tabor in Oregon is an extinct volcano.Monte Tabor en Oregon es un volcán apagado.
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extinct
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. extinto(a), extinguido(a)
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extinct [ɪksˈtɪŋkt]
adjective
[+volcano] extinto; apagado; [+animal, race] extinto; desaparecido
to be extinct
to become extinct extinguirse; desaparecer; dinosaurs are extinct los dinosaurios se extinguieron
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