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Meaning of “eliminate” - Learner’s Dictionary

eliminate

verb [T]     /ɪˈlɪmɪneɪt/
REMOVE to remove something from something, or get rid of something: The doctor advised me to eliminate salt from my diet.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
DEFEAT to defeat someone so that they cannot go any further in a competition: [often passive] She was eliminated after the first round of the tournament.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeatedWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of eliminate from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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