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eradicate

verb [T] uk   /ɪˈræd.ɪ.keɪt/ formal us  
C2 to get rid of something completely or destroy something bad: The government claims to be doing all it can to eradicate corruption. The disease that once claimed millions of lives has now been eradicated.
eradication
noun [U] uk   /ɪˌræd.ɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “eradicate”
in Spanish erradicar…
in French supprimer…
in German ausrotten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 根除, 消滅, 杜絕…
in Russian истреблять, искоренять…
in Turkish yok etmek, kökünü kazımak/kurutmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 根除, 消灭, 杜绝…
in Polish wykorzenić, wyeliminować, wytępić…
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