exterminator


exterminator
[[t]ɪkstɜ͟ː(r)mɪneɪtə(r)[/t]]
exterminators
N-COUNT
An exterminator is a person whose job is to kill animals such as rats or mice, because they are annoying or dangerous.

One hundred million rats are killed each year by pest exterminators.


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