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eradicate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheradicatee‧rad‧i‧cate /ɪˈrædɪkeɪt/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto completely get rid of something such as a disease or a social problemeradicate something from something 🔊 We can eradicate this disease from the world. 🔊 an attempt to eradicate inflation 🔊 This problem has now been completely eradicated.see thesaurus at removeeradication /ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
eradicateBut this study is designed to determine if, under the right conditions, the virus can be eradicated.Only when this point is reached will the unemployment in the economy have been eradicated.He spoke about what is necessary to eradicate AIDS.Their aim is to eradicate child poverty in the country within 10 years.In the early 1980s the military began destroying entire villages in an attempt to eradicate civilian support for Leftist guerillas.All over the world, the spread of the globalized monoculture is forcefully eradicating ecosocial forms of culture that evolved in place.The disease has been eradicated from the Western world through the use of vaccines.Do you genuinely and sincerely investigate customer complaints and try to eradicate the causes?This does not eradicate the distinctiveness of each religion's approach.The advice often given is to dip heavily-populated rocks in boiling water to eradicate the pest.The effectiveness of a procedure can, however, also be defined as its ability to eradicate tumour locally.
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Verb table
eradicate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyeradicate
he, she, iteradicates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyeradicated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave eradicated
he, she, ithas eradicated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad eradicated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill eradicate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have eradicated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam eradicating
he, she, itis eradicating
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you, we, theyare eradicating
Past
I, he, she, itwas eradicating
you, we, theywere eradicating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been eradicating
he, she, ithas been eradicating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been eradicating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be eradicating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been eradicating
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