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eliminate

(ĭ-lĭm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. elimi·nated, elimi·nating, elimi·nates
1. To get rid of; remove: an effort to eliminate homelessness; eliminated his enemies.
2.
a. To leave out or omit from consideration; reject: For now, let's eliminate from the discussion the possibility of failure.
b. To remove from consideration by defeating, as in a contest.
3. Mathematics To remove (an unknown quantity) by combining equations.
4. Physiology To excrete (bodily wastes).

e·lim′i·na′tion n.
e·lim′i·na′tive, e·lim′i·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.
e·lim′i·na′tor n.

eliminate

(ē-lĭm′ĭ-nāt)
To expel; to rid the body of waste material.
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JOY STEFANICKI Series: 6 Eliminated: Week 2 Birmingham marketing director Joy Stefanicki was eliminated after she was accused by Sir Alan Sugar of not having made enough effort.
In Oregon, where prisoners are being released early onto the streets of Portland and the indigent are losing their prescription coverage under the nationally recognized Oregon Health Plan, the state legislature eliminated the general fund appropriation for the Oregon Arts Commission, and only some creative use of existing funds was keeping its office open until the fiscal year ends in June.
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Problem jobs must be analyzed to identify ergonomic risk factors that can cause MSD hazards, and these hazards either must be eliminated, reduced to the extent feasible or materially reduced through incremental abatement.
338 US 561 (1950), the Supreme Court held that when a deficiency is eliminated by an NOL carryback, interest on the deficiency accrues until the date the carryback arises, absent a clear expression of congressional intent to the contrary.
Fewer axons from the lone eye are eliminated than would have been eliminated if both eyes were present.
By redesigning to casting, 30 rain of assembly time for the component was eliminated.
The district eliminated vice principals in 1995 during earlier budget cuts, he said.
Taxpayers would still do the same calculations, but the compliance burden of filing the forms would be eliminated.
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David Lifson, vice chairman of the AICPA's tax executive committee, said the marriage penalty should be eliminated or reduced because it is inequitable.
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