Definition of “eradicate” - English Dictionary

“eradicate” in British English

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eradicateverb [ T ]

uk /ɪˈræd.ɪ.keɪt/ us /ɪˈræd.ɪ.keɪt/ formal

(Definition of “eradicate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“eradicate” in American English

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eradicateverb [ T ]

us /ɪˈræd·əˌkeɪt/

to get rid of or destroy something completely:

A new vaccine eradicated polio.

(Definition of “eradicate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)