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deletion

noun [C or U] uk   /dɪˈliː.ʃən/ us  
the process of removing something, or what is removed: In 2002 the management ordered the deletion of all computer files on this subject. There have been some deletions (= words have been removed) from this text.
Translations of “deletion”
in Korean 삭제…
in Arabic شَطب…
in Portuguese apagamento…
in Catalan supressió…
in Japanese 削除…
in Italian eliminazione, cancellazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刪除, 刪去的部分…
in Chinese (Simplified) 删除, 删除部分…
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