- The complete destruction of something: the eradication of povertyMore example sentences
elimination, removal, suppression; extermination, destruction, annihilation, extirpation, obliteration, killing, liquidation, decimation, wiping out, extinction; abolition, extinguishing, quashing; erasure, effacement, excision, expunction, expunging, blotting out, rubbing out• rare deracination
- The aim of the research has been to optimise vaccine schedules for control, elimination, or eradication of disease.
- Spreading pecans encircled the house back in the Little Town, trees which received yearly pruning, faithful webworm eradications, and regular fertilizing.
- The eradication of poverty is indeed today a vital condition for global stability, democracy and peace.