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Decimation definition, to destroy a great number or proportion of: The population was decimated by a plague. See more.

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The earliest English sense of decimate is “to select by lot and execute every tenth soldier of (a unit).” The extended sense “destroy a great number or proportion ...

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Decimate definition is - to select by lot and kill every tenth man of. How to use ... See the full definition for decimate in the English Language Learners Dictionary.

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decimation meaning: the act of killing a something in large numbers, or reducing something severely: . Learn more.

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Definition of decimate - kill, destroy, or remove a large proportion of, kill one in every ten of (a group of people, originally a mutinous Roman legion) a.

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Rather, it represents a mixture of productive and perceptual aspects, in that the errors originate in the productive domain but were decimated through the action ...

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Decimation is the near-total destruction of a group, like the decimation of your brother's fish when you accidentally overfeed them. Rest in peace, little fishies.

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A frequently misused word. Decimate literally means to reduce something by a tenth, but many people use it instead to mean "totally destroy." The word ...

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decimation definition: Noun (plural decimations) 1. The killing or destruction of a large portion of a population. 2. A tithing. 3. A selection of every tenth person by ...