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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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Fellowships to individual artists were eliminated early on.
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By redesigning to casting, 30 rain of assembly time for the component was eliminated.
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Although President Clinton has said he is against the marriage penalty, it is not likely that it will be eliminated soon.
The retrofit has eliminated the entire secondary handling problem of separating parts from runners, and permitted Efson to automate its downstream operations.
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With the debt eliminated, Jackson cut internal tax collection to the bone.
TEI believes that the general guidance on when optional forms of benefits can be eliminated should be sufficient to address these situations.