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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic истрѣбити (istrěbiti). Morphologically, из- (iz-) +‎ тре́ба (tréba) +‎ -ить (-itʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɪstrʲɪˈbʲitʲ]

VerbEdit

истреби́ть (istrebítʹpf (imperfective истребля́ть)

  1. to annihilate, to destroy, to eradicate, to exterminate (to reduce to nothing)

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