eradicate


eradicate
/əˈrædəkeɪt / (say uh'raduhkayt), /i- / (say ee-)

verb (t) (eradicated, eradicating)
1. to remove or destroy utterly; extirpate.
2. to pull up by the roots.
{Latin ērādīcātus, past participle rooted out}
eradication /ərædəˈkeɪʃən/ (say uhraduh'kayshuhn), /irædə-/ (say eeraduh-), noun
eradicator, noun
eradicative, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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