how to pronounce extinct

ɪkstɪŋkt

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An example use of extinct in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… species of plants would go extinct in …”

meanings of extinct

adjective:

  1. No longer used; obsolete, discontinued.
  2. No longer in existence; having died out.
  3. No longer active.
  4. Extinguished, no longer alight (of fire, candles etc.).

verb:

  1. To make extinct; to extinguish or annihilate.