removal - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    the process of removing something or someone
    removal of:

    He has called for the removal of all foreign troops and bases in Europe.

    removal of barriers in the way of free trade

    surgical removal of the tumour

  2. 2
    the process of making someone leave a job or position of power
    removal from:

    The consequences of failure would certainly mean her removal from office.

  3. 3
    British the process of taking furniture from one property to another, especially when you move to another house or office

    They’ll have to pay for my removal.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to removal

      a removal firm/man