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noun 
  1. The practice of killing a human being or animal who is suffering greatly or has very poor quality of life, especially one with an incurable illness or condition.
Euthanasia is the hardest part of a veterinarian's job.
  1. (as a modifier) Of or relating to euthanasia.
The veterinary technician pulled the solution from the controlled drug cabinet.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: euthanasie
  • French: euthanasie
  • German: Sterbehilfe
  • Italian: eutanasia
  • Spanish: eutanasia
Etymology: First attested in w:1606, 1606, from Greek á (euthanasia), from á- (eu-) good + (thanatos), death<br>


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