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extinction [ɪksˈtɪŋkʃən] noun
pl. extinctions
la extinción f (extinguishing)
They are in danger of extinction.
Están en peligro de extinción.


They are in danger of extinction. Están en peligro de extinción.
Many of the world's seven thousand or so languages are spoken only by handfuls of living people and are in danger of extinction. Muchas de las aproximadamente siete mil lenguas existentes en el mundo las hablan sólo un puñado de personas vivas y están en peligro de extinción.
Previous episodes of mass extinctions were driven by natural disasters such as asteroids, but this one is driven by humans. Episodios previos a extinciones masivas fueron provocados por desastres naturales, tales como los asteroides, pero esta es impulsada por el ser humano.

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