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English definition of “removal”

removal

noun [U] uk   /rɪˈmuː.vəl/ us  

removal noun [U] (TAKING AWAY)

the act of taking something or someone away from somewhere or something: stain removal furniture removalTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things removals [plural] the business of transporting furniture and other possessions when people move to a new home: Does your firm do removals?Changing homes and moving

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.Firing staff and being fired
(Definition of removal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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