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English definition of “purge”


verb [T]     /pɜːdʒ/
to remove people from an organization because you do not want them: purge sth of sth The new governor has promised to purge the bank of ineffective employees .purge sth from sth Following the takeover , the original board members were purged from the company .
to remove something that is not wanted : Our practice is to purge all email from the servers after 60 days .purge sth of sth The sport needs to purge itself of corruption .
(Definition of purge verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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