Translation of "eliminate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb uk us /ɪˈlɪm.ɪ.neɪt/

[ T ] to remove or take away

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。

[ 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

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。

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