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elimination

noun
 
 
/ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən/
[U] the act of eliminating someone or somethingRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
a process of elimination a method that involves removing all possible answers to something until only one remains: We arrived at this result by a process of elimination.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of elimination from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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