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English definition of “remove”

remove

verb [T] (END JOB)    /rɪˈmuːv/ formal
C2 to force someone to leave an important job or a position of power because they have behaved badly or not in a way you approve of: The company's shareholders have voted to remove the executive board. Several opposition groups are fighting to remove the president from power. She has been removed from her post/position as director.Firing staff and being fired
(Definition of remove verb (END JOB) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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