extinct

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪkˈstɪŋkt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪkˈstɪŋkt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ik stingkt)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

extinct

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. caused the [dinosaurs] to go extinct
  2. the [dinosaurs] went extinct [65 million] years ago
  3. will be extinct by [2020]
  4. are in danger of going extinct
  5. are on the brink of going extinct
  6. have been extinct for [65 million] years
  7. extinct species of
  8. extinct [reptiles, mammals, birds]
  9. the fossils of an extinct [reptile]
  10. an extinct [reptile] that lived [10 million] years ago
  11. the [fossil, bones, print] of a type of extinct [reptile]
  12. or they will go extinct
  13. went extinct because
  14. [spotted, found, saw] a [bird] that was thought to be extinct
  15. was thought to be extinct until
  16. are going extinct
  17. became extinct [following, due to]
  18. an extinct volcano
  19. the language is extinct
'extinct' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.