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Euthanasia, (from Greek: åõèáíáóßá -åõ, eu, "good", èÜíáôïò, thanatos, death),is the practice of terminating the life of a person or animal in a painless or minimally painful way in order to stop suffering or other undesired conditions in life.

So in fact it's just ending someone's misery.
The man could have lived for another month, but the cancer had gone too far. They performed euthanasia to end his life withoug further pain.
by Jafje March 05, 2007
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A method of guessing on a multiple choice test that involves looking at the position of the second hand. If the hand is between 12 and 3 the guess is A. If the hand is between 3 and 6 the guess is B. Between 6 and 9 guess C. Between 9 and 12 guess D.
I passed my test! Thanks to the Clock Method
by ET4444 November 12, 2007
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basically it's assisted suicide for those that can't do it themselves. Usually because they are suffering from a terminal illness. Commonly associated with Jack Kevorkian.
Stan: is it ok to kill somebody if they ask you to? Because they're in a lot of pain, you know, like assisted suicide? Is that OK?
Jesus: My son, I'm not touching that with a 60-ft pole. Next caller!
by Djinn April 04, 2004
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Finishing off what nature has started.
We really need to practice a little euthanasia on those lung cancer patients. Nature already has them most of the way there.
by Nilla Waferz August 27, 2008
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An abrieviated term that demographers use to descibe the entire population of 1-16 year olds in Asia.
'youth in Asia' becomes 'Euthanasia'
by REV. Spoons Feltchmurkin February 10, 2008
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The best form of suicide, it keeps your dignity
Guy: *Fails a test*
Friend: Euthanasia is always the best option
by ALEXSDADRAPEDHIM January 09, 2019
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"the new student is a euthanasia"

"dont u mean a youth in Asia"

"Ya but it is easier to say"
by Jameses September 28, 2005
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