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eliminate
American English: /əˈlɪməˌneɪt/
British English: /ɪˈlɪmɪneɪt/

Translation of eliminate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1
    (problem/danger/need)
    to eliminate something from something
    eliminar algo de algo
    1.2
    (possibility/alternative/suspect)
  • 2 2.1
    (team/competitor)
    2.2 (Mathematics) 2.3 (Physiology)
    (waste/poisons)
    Example sentences
    • Diuretics lower blood pressure by helping your body eliminate sodium and water.
    • Your colon normally eliminates waste material and bacteria and absorbs water and sodium to maintain your body's fluid and electrolyte balance.
    • This helps the body to eliminate toxins and waste products, and will also help counteract the common pregnancy complaints of constipation and nausea.
    Example sentences
    • Until a team is eliminated from playoff contention, the goal is to win now.
    • Internal bickering and finger-pointing plagued the team after it was eliminated from the World Cup.
    • Nothing will change until the team is officially eliminated from the playoffs.
  • 3 (kill) [euphemistic]
    Example sentences
    • Ozone, produced by zapping oxygen with electricity, will be pumped into the water taken out of Cheney to remove impurities and eliminate most odors.
    • The only way to defeat terrorism as a threat to our way of life is to stop it, eliminate it and destroy it where it grows.
    • In either case, the fear of personal liability for individual health care workers would be removed, resulting in eliminating the need to hide errors.

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