elimination

[ ih-lim-uh-ney-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF elimination
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Science has done wonders toward the elimination of such fears.

You can devote yourself to the elimination of ugliness, to the increase of beauty.

These decreases have come out of the elimination of speculation and profiteering.

By such process of elimination he arrived at the final question: was it she?

Elimination, of dangers of surface pollution, 140;of mosquitoes, 381.

Such a goal can only be reached by resolute selection and elimination.

The price is usually the elimination of other things that interfere.'

It is this test of elimination that I shall ask you to apply to reading.

By this process of elimination there remained the landlord and the deaf waiter.

That's what they call 'the process of elimination,' isn't it?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "a casting out," noun of action from eliminate. Meaning "expulsion of waste matter" is from 1855.

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