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Definition of -cide combining form from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    -cide

     combining form
    combining form
    NAmE//saɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1(in nouns)
  2. 2the act of killing suicide genocide
  3. 3a person or thing that kills insecticide
NAmE//ˈsaɪdl//
 
(in adjectives) homicidal
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