Translation of "eliminate" - English-Traditional 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. 養成健康的飲食習慣有助於消除心臟病誘因。
We eliminated the possibility that it could have been an accident. 我們排除了這或許是一埸意外事故的可能性。
The police eliminated him from their enquiries. 員警已把他排除在調查對象之外。

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. 他在第三輪比賽中被淘汰。

[ T ] slang to murder someone

A police officer was accused of helping a drug gang eliminate rivals. 一名員警被指控幫助一個販毒黑幫鏟平敵對幫派。

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