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eliminate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheliminatee‧lim‧i‧nate /ɪˈlɪməneɪt/ ●●○ AWL verb [transitive]  1 STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto completely get rid of something that is unnecessary or unwantederadicateeliminate a need/possibility/risk/problem etc The credit card eliminates the need for cash or cheques. There is no solution that will totally eliminate the possibility of theft.eliminate something/somebody from something Fatty foods should be eliminated from the diet.see thesaurus at removeRegisterIn everyday English, people usually say get rid of rather than eliminate:It is almost impossible to get rid of the problem.2 BEAT/DEFEATto defeat a team or person in a competition, so that they no longer take part in it syn knock out Our team was eliminated in the first round. Grammar Eliminate is usually passive in this meaning.3 KILLto kill someone in order to prevent them from causing trouble a ruthless dictator who eliminated all his rivalssee thesaurus at kill4 eliminate somebody from your enquiries→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
eliminateHis scheme involves eliminating 100,000 parking places and installing 15,000 parking-meters.The car maker said it will eliminate 74,000 jobs over the next four years.The dictator eliminated anyone who might be a threat to him.Traffic police intend to eliminate congestion caused by illegally parked vehicles.The Colts were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.Having to live with big risks that can not be eliminated makes living with the little risks of life seem natural.The parents were able to eliminate the intimidating outbursts almost entirely.Advances in medical science have eliminated the need for many patients to spend long periods of time in hospital.He supposes that technological process will eliminate the problem of scarcity of resources.eliminate a need/possibility/risk/problem etcIn contrast, the engineer's ambition is to control, to organise, to plan and to eliminate risks.Research will never eliminate risk, but it minimizes it.
From Longman Business Dictionaryeliminatee‧lim‧i‧nate /ɪˈlɪməneɪt/ verb [transitive] to get rid of something unnecessary or unwantedThe company plans to eliminate 2,100 jobs.The administration’s goal was to eliminate all spending restrictions on federal grants.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
eliminate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyeliminate
he, she, iteliminates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyeliminated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave eliminated
he, she, ithas eliminated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad eliminated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill eliminate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have eliminated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam eliminating
he, she, itis eliminating
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you, we, theyare eliminating
Past
I, he, she, itwas eliminating
you, we, theywere eliminating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been eliminating
he, she, ithas been eliminating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been eliminating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be eliminating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been eliminating
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