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English definition of “deletion”

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.
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