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Definition of removal noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1removal (of somebody/something) the act of taking someone or something away from a particular place Clearance of the site required the removal of a number of trees. the removal of a tumor Allegations of abuse led to the removal of several children from their families.
  2. 2removal (of something) the act of getting rid of something stain removal the removal of trade barriers
  3. 3removal (of somebody) the act of dismissing someone from their job synonym dismissal events leading to the removal of the president from office
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