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The action of extracting something, especially using effort or force
“The report cites three untested but widely held assumptions about the extraction of plants from forests by local populations.”
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The obtain through the use of coercion or force
“If the Vanguard locates any suspects in this most horrific plot, we are willing to assist them, if they wish, in the extraction of information from the suspects' minds.”
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An act or instance of extracting a mineral, compound or material
“High temperatures are used during the extraction of cooking oils.”
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The ethnic origin of someone's family
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“If the name of Luini's master, Borgognone, is no proof of northern extraction, a northern temper is nevertheless a marked element of his genius.”
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Economic sector concerned with extraction of raw materials
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The action of obtaining something from a source or origin
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The act of removing or cutting something out
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The production of something by pressing it out
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An act of moving back or withdrawing
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A system of ordering society based on perceived social or economic status
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The action, treated as a criminal offence, of demanding money from someone in return for not revealing compromising information which one has about them
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A short passage taken from a text, film, or piece of music
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