eliminate

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Eliminate is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪ'lɪməneɪt/

Verb[change]

Plain form
eliminate

Third-person singular
eliminates

Past tense
eliminated

Past participle
eliminated

Present participle
eliminating

  1. (transitive) If you eliminate something, you make it go away or disappear, or you kill it.
    The recent fixes have eliminated the problems we were having.
    Canada was eliminated in the first round of the world cup.
    He was at risk of being eliminated by the other gang members.

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