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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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Releasing and eliminating that which does not serve our highest good and the good of those around us can free us to reveal our true spirit, to reconnect with our true purpose, and to regain our joy for living in each moment.
In Oregon, we call it clearcutting--the practice of chopping down large portions of timber forest with no thought for future growth or the environmental, economic, or aesthetic consequences of eliminating a valuable natural resource.
PALMDALE - Ten Palmdale School District custodians and other employees got a reprieve when trustees voted in favor of eliminating only four of 14 nonteaching jobs proposed for the chopping block.
Especially for companies that are continually audited, TEI recommends eliminating individual filings for each controlled foreign corporation (CFC) and substituting a schedule of CFCs containing key information, including the balance in the earnings and profits (E&P) and tax pools.
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