Definition of extinguishment in English:

extinguishment

Pronunciation /ɛkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃm(ə)nt//ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃm(ə)nt/

noun

mass nounformal
  • 1The quenching of a fire or light.

    ‘the extinguishment or control of fire’
    1. 1.1Law The annulment of a legal document.
      ‘the extinguishment of statutory rights’
    2. 1.2 The cancellation of a debt.
      ‘each of the two events is classified as a debt extinguishment’

Pronunciation

extinguishment

/ɛkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃm(ə)nt//ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃm(ə)nt/