Eradicate

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Eradicate

To completely do away with something, eliminate it, end its existence.
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APHIS and its cooperators undertake eradication by imposing quarantines, conducting regulatory inspections, surveying host trees by using both ground and aerial survey methods, removing infested and high-risk host trees, and chemically treating host trees - all are part of an area-wide integrated eradication strategy.
Eradication efforts involved the removal of 130 trees.
The last year (2006) has been a nightmare period in polio eradication (2).
If confirmed, it will be "the first successful eradication of a well-established [nonnative] marine pest" anywhere, says project leader Armand M.