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Definition of eugenics noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

eugenics

 noun
noun
NAmE//yuˈdʒɛnɪks//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the study of methods to improve the mental and physical characteristics of the human race by choosing who may become parents
 
adjective
NAmE//yuˈdʒɛnɪst//
 
, NAmE//ˈyudʒənɪst//
 
(also eugenicist
NAmE//yuˈdʒɛnəsɪst//
 
)
noun
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: eugenics