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verb [transitive] eliminate pronunciation in American English /ɪˈlɪmɪˌneɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyeliminate
he/she/iteliminates
present participleeliminating
past tenseeliminated
past participleeliminated
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  1. 1
    to get rid of something that is not wanted or needed
    eliminate something from something:

    He has had to eliminate dairy products from his diet.

  2. 3
    to decide that someone or something is not responsible for something

    We’ve eliminated the possibility that the fire was started deliberately.

    Police who interviewed the man are eliminating him as a suspect.

  3. 4
    to murder someone who is considered to be a problem

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