eradicate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪˈræd.ɪ.keɪt/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
eradicate

Third-person singular
eradicates

Past tense
eradicated

Past participle
eradicated

Present participle
eradicating

  1. (transitive) If you eradicate something, you completely destroy it or to put an end to it.
    Smallpox was globally eradicated in 1980.