Meaning of “eradicate” - Learner’s Dictionary

eradicate

verb [ T ] uk us /ɪˈrædɪkeɪt/ formal

to destroy or completely get rid of something such as a social problem or a disease

eradication uk us /ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “eradicate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)