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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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334) Expressions of the state of mind of the relevant actors rarely address the critical question of whether the proposed conduct is likely to extend the firm's market power by suppressing the competitive responses of rivals, but are instead more likely to relate to the firm's eliminatory intent or a desire to protect its market share, both of which may cause no harm to the competitive process.
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For it would mean that a Creator consciously presides over a great holocaust of organisms and over the eliminatory "cruelties" (195) of Nature.
As it is well known, Habermas presented psychoanalysis as the prototype of hermeneutic sciences and accused Freud of "scientistic self-misunderstanding" since, in developing his theory, he followed the guidelines provided by natural sciences' methodological rules (such as the hypothetical-deductive method and the eliminatory induction).
However, in the process, it became a participant root of the invention and implementation of eliminatory anti-Semitic policies on the basis of ethnicity.
Secondly, social Darwinism is the basis of their attack on the Republican establishment's supposed hypocrisy in failing to publicly acknowledge the existence of the eliminatory social mechanisms which must, in their view, inevitably undermine the State's project of widening access to secondary and higher education.
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Skin, the largest eliminatory organ of the body, also physically protects the lower tissues and organs, regulates hydration and body temperature, synthesises vitamin D, provides sensory reception and communication via nerve endings, contains blood vessels, sweat and sebaceous glands, hair and nails.
90) It cannot simply be reduced to the Sonderweg argument, or to traditions of eliminatory ideology (the Goldhagen thesis) which prevailed among the German people.
All this does not mean that Bartov embraces Goldhagen's monocausal view of eliminatory anti-Semitism.
Hosting the event would be a golden opportunity for one African team to shine, playing in front of their own supporters in familiar conditions, besides the luxury of not having to qualify through eliminatory groups and therefore being able to train uninterruptedly for the finals.