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How to Pronounce purges?

Correct pronunciation for the word "purges" is [pˈɜːd͡ʒɪz], [pˈɜːd‍ʒɪz], [p_ˈɜː_dʒ_ɪ_z].

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"Purges" in context

Purges are a term used to describe the systematic removal of a group or individual, usually for political reasons. Historically, purges have been used to eliminate an unpopular ruler or to eliminate political rivals. This has been seen most famously in Nazi Germany, where Adolf Hitler used mass arrests and executions to erase his political opponents from the public sphere. Purges can also be used to eliminate people from a political party due to a change in ideology or to alter the existing power structure within a group of people. More recently, governments across the globe have used purges to remove and deny the rights of those of a certain religion or ethnicity.

What are similar-sounding words for purges?

  • purgason.

Usage over time for purges:

This graph shows how "purges" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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