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撲滅
Readings

bokumetsu
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
eradication, extermination, destruction, suppression

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Kanjis
ON: ボク
slap, strike, hit, beat, tell, speak

Stroke: 15 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-12 FC: 5203.3


ON: メツ KUN: ほろ.びる, ほろ.ぶ, ほろ.ぼす
destroy, ruin, overthrow, perish

Stroke: 13 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-10 FC: 3315.5


Phrases
科学者たちはエイズを撲滅するために懸命に努力している。
Parts: 科学者 (かがくしゃ) (たち) AIDS (エイズ) 撲滅 (ぼくめつ) 為に (ために) 懸命 (けんめい) 努力 (どりょく)
Scientists are working hard to put an end to AIDS.