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eradicate

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪˈræd.ɪ.keɪt/ formal
C2 to get rid of something completely or destroy something bad: The government claims to be doing all it can to eradicate corruption. The disease that once claimed millions of lives has now been eradicated.
eradication
noun [U] uk   us   /ɪˌræd.ɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
Translations of “eradicate”
in Vietnamese thủ tiêu…
in Spanish erradicar…
in Thai กำจัดจนหมดสิ้น…
in Malaysian basmi…
in French supprimer…
in German ausrotten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 根除, 消滅, 杜絕…
in Indonesian membasmi…
in Russian истреблять, искоренять…
in Turkish yok etmek, kökünü kazımak/kurutmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 根除, 消灭, 杜绝…
in Polish wykorzenić, wyeliminować, wytępić…
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