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e·rad·i·cate

 (ĭ-răd′ĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. e·rad·i·cat·ed, e·rad·i·cat·ing, e·rad·i·cates
1. To tear up by the roots: "They loosened the soil and eradicated the weeds" (James Macauley).
2. To get rid of; eliminate: Their goal was to eradicate poverty. See Synonyms at eliminate.

[Middle English eradicaten, from Latin ērādīcāre, ērādīcāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + rādīx, rādīc-, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]

e·rad′i·ca·ble (-kə-bəl) adj.
e·rad′i·ca′tion n.
e·rad′i·ca′tive adj.
e·rad′i·ca′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eradication - the complete destruction of every trace of something
demolition, wipeout, destruction - an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

eradication

eradication

noun
Translations
إسْتِئْصال، إبادَه، إجْتِثاث
afskaffelseudryddelse
útrÿming
kökünü kazımayok etme

eradication

[ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃən] Nerradicación f

eradication

[ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃən] n [disease, corruption] → éradication f
the eradication of sth → l'éradication de qch

eradication

nAusrottung f

eradication

[ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃn] nsradicamento

eradicate

(iˈradikeit) verb
to get rid of completely. Smallpox has almost been eradicated.
eˌradiˈcation noun

eradication

n erradicación f
References in classic literature ?
The great will not condescend to take any thing seriously; all must be as gay as the song of a canary, though it were the building of cities or the eradication of old and foolish churches and nations which have cumbered the earth long thousands of years.
It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication of any, even the most enormous wrong; he may still properly have other concerns to engage him; but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it, and, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.
It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication of any, even to most enormous, wrong; he may still properly have other concerns to engage him; but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it, and, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.
Mubarak, a dedicated Rotarian since 1999, has been actively working for Polio Eradication since 2005 and has represented Pakistan at the international forums.
2 million US dollars for the procurement of equipment to the Regional Reference Laboratory for polio eradication, located in the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad.
2 million grant for the procurement of equipment for the polio eradication laboratory at the National Institute, Islamabad.
He said that concerted and joint efforts were needed for complete eradication of polio from the country.
Ms Dinotshe said upon hearing about the Poverty Eradication Programme, she visited the social welfare offices in her area and registered with them.
The Afghanistan Poppy Eradication Campaign: Accounts From the Black Hawk Counter-Narcotics Infantry Kandak Team in Helmand Province
He expressed his views in a statement issued in the connection of International Day for Eradication of Poverty on Tuesday.