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"removal" in British English

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removalnoun [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] UK the ​business of ​transportingfurniture and other possessions when ​peoplemove to a new ​home: Does ​yourfirm do removals?

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  • removal noun [U] (ENDING JOB)

formal the ​act of ​forcing someone to ​leave an ​importantposition or ​job: There have been ​calls for the president's removal.
(Definition of removal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"removal" in Business English

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uk   us   /rɪˈmuːvəl/
[C or U] the ​process of ​removing or getting rid of something, often something that is considered to be harmful: the removal of sth The removal of ​duties and ​taxes on ​trade within the EU has ​created an ​environment in which ​competition can ​flourish. Government ​advisers have ​requested the drug's removal from the ​market for ​safety reasons. toxicwaste removal
[C or U] HR, WORKPLACE the ​process of ​forcing someone to ​leave their ​job or ​position: A ​specialmeeting was called to discuss the removal of the ​chairman. She faced removal from ​office almost two ​years into her four-year ​term.
[C or U] UK PROPERTY the ​process of ​moving furniture, ​equipment, and other possessions from one ​office, ​home, etc. to another: a removal ​company/​firm removal ​costs/​expenses
removals UK PROPERTY the ​business of ​moving furniture, ​equipment, and other possessions from one ​office, ​home, etc. to another: a removals ​company/​firm
(Definition of removal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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