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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheliminatione‧lim‧i‧na‧tion /ɪˌlɪməˈneɪʃən/ ●●○ AWL noun [uncountable]  1 removal of somethingSTOP something THAT IS HAPPENING the removal or destruction of somethingeradicationelimination of the elimination of lead in petrol2 defeatBEAT/DEFEAT the defeat of a team or player in a competition, so that they may no longer take part3 killingKILL the act of killing someone, especially to prevent them from causing troubleelimination of The killings are part of a campaign of elimination of the political opposition.4 body process technicalHBH the process of getting rid of substances that your body no longer needselimination of the elimination of toxins from the body process of elimination at process1(6)
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eliminationWhat remains is converted into solid material for elimination as faeces.A year later, the Braves are on the brink of elimination again.It was sweet dreams all round but they went to sleep far too early - and woke up to the reality of elimination.We were all disappointed by Iowa's elimination in the semi-finals.Despite the drop-off, analysts said they were encouraged by the elimination of the securities in one fell swoop.The principle of Contrast, then, has as a general consequence the elimination of synonyms.In the case of eczema, it may be better to start with a simplified form of the elimination diet.Fiber will speed the elimination of digested food from the body.What the report does call for is the total elimination of taxation on profits realized for the sale of appreciated assets.This renders them sterile and has resulted in their virtual elimination from the Southampton and Solent coastal waters.elimination ofThe elimination of Gustavo has weakened the drug cartel.The elimination of unemployment is still our goal.
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