Meaning of EXTRACTION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪkstrækʃ(ə)n ]

If you say, for example, that someone is of French extraction , you mean that they or their family originally came from France. ( FORMAL )

Her real father was of Italian extraction...

= origin, descent

N-UNCOUNT : with supp

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне.