Definition of removal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rɪˈmuːvl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmuːvl//
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  1. 1  [uncountable] removal (of somebody/something) the act of taking somebody/something away from a particular place Clearance of the site required the removal of a number of trees. the removal of a tumour Allegations of abuse led to the removal of several children from their families.
  2. 2  [uncountable] removal (of something) the act of getting rid of something stain removal the removal of trade barriers
  3. 3  [uncountable] removal (of somebody) the act of dismissing somebody from their job synonym dismissal events leading to the removal of the president from office
  4. 4  [countable] (British English) an act of taking furniture, etc. from one house to another house removals a removal company/firm When are the removal men coming?
  5. Extra examples His condition required the removal of a kidney. In a symbolic move, the new government ordered the removal of the dictator’s statue. The law does not allow the removal of sand from the beach. The programme required the removal of government subsidies. They demanded her removal from office. a liquid for the easy removal of coffee stains his immediate removal from power the collection’s temporary removal to storage the forcible removal of the protesters’ barricades. the process of laser hair removal to arrange for the removal and disposal of waste.
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