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removal

noun [U] uk   us   /rɪˈmuː.vəl/

removal noun [U] (TAKING AWAY)

the act of taking something or someone away from somewhere or something: stain removal furniture removalremovals [plural] the business of transporting furniture and other possessions when people move to a new home: Does your firm do removals?
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removal noun [U] (ENDING JOB)

formal the act of forcing someone to leave an important position or job: There have been calls for the president's removal.
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