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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.
The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on polio eradication concluded its two-day meeting in Islamabad, commending the Government of Pakistan for its leadership and commitment to end polio, while also highlighting the urgent need for a programme transformation to address the remaining challenges and end polio once and for all.
'Dedicated efforts of polio teams during this final sprint against the virus have enabled the Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme to reach millions of vulnerable children with much needed vaccines,' it said.
ISLAMABAD -- A meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on polio eradication was held here on Thursday to assess the remaining challenges and opportunities to eradicate the disease from the country.
ISLAMABAD -- TAG on polio eradication met here on Thursday and also met again tomorrow (Friday) to assess remaining challenges and opportunities to eradicate polio in Pakistan.
Pedro Alonso, the UN health agency's global malaria director, said WHO is 'unequivocally in favor' of eradication, but that major questions about its feasibility remain.
Imran Khan stated that Polio eradication is the top most priority of the government as it affects the future generation.
PM's Focal Person on Polio Eradication briefed the meeting in detail regarding the recent incidence, measures being taken and the future strategy for polio eradication.
The Rotary International Polio Plus Committee and the Oyo State Government met on Wednesday to evolve strategies for the eradication of polio in the state.
Boteti Sub-district commissioner, Mr Ewetse Selelo has implored poverty eradication beneficiaries to treat the initiative not just as a government programme but a business project that can improve their lives.