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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: eradicate /ɪˈrædɪˌkeɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyeradicate
he/she/iteradicates
present participleeradicating
past tenseeradicated
past participleeradicated
  1. to get rid of something completely, especially something bad

    a program to eradicate polio

    eradicate something from something:

    Inflation will never be completely eradicated from the economy.

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eradication

 American English pronunciation: eradication /ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

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