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elimination

noun
     
e‧lim‧i‧na‧tion [uncountable]
1

removal of something

the removal or destruction of something
elimination of
the elimination of lead in petrol
2

defeat

the defeat of a team or player in a competition, so that they may no longer take part
3

killing

the act of killing someone, especially to prevent them from causing trouble
elimination 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 needs
elimination of
the elimination of toxins from the body

➔ process of elimination

at process1 (6)

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