Translation of "eliminate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /iˈlɪm.ɪ.neɪt/ us /iˈlɪm.ə.neɪt/

C1 [ T ] to remove or take away someone or something

A move towards healthy eating could help eliminate heart disease. 养成健康的饮食习惯有助于消除心脏病诱因。
We eliminated the possibility that it could have been an accident. 我们排除了这或许是一起意外事故的可能性。
The police eliminated him from their enquiries. 警察已把他排除在调查对象之外。

C1 [ T often passive ] to defeat someone so that they cannot continue in a competition

He was eliminated in the third round of the competition. 他在第3轮比赛中被淘汰。

[ T ] slang to murder someone

A police officer was accused of helping a drug gang eliminate rivals. 一名警察被指控帮助一个贩毒黑帮铲平敌对帮派。

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(Translation of “eliminate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)