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English definition of “deletion”

deletion

noun [C or U]     /dɪˈliː.ʃən/
the process of removing something, or what is removed: In 2002 the management ordered the deletion of all computer files on this subject. There have been some deletions (= words have been removed) from this text.Deleting writing
(Definition of deletion noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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