Meaning of EXTRACTION in English


[noun] [U]The extraction of minerals has damaged the countryside.An extraction is the removal of a tooth.She had two extractions. [C]This is part of the extraction process. [U]If someone is of a particular extraction, their family originally came from another country.She's of German/Welsh/Korean extraction.The college has many students of foreign extraction (= from other countries).

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.