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eliminate (someone or something) from

To remove or take someone or something away from something. If my favorite team loses tonight, they will be eliminated from the playoffs. We need to eliminate all dairy from this recipe because Jim is a vegan.
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eliminate someone or something from something

to remove someone or something from something. We had to eliminate Jeff from the list. The cook eliminated veal from the menu. She sought to eliminate herself from consideration.
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1. mod. killed. When Frank is eliminated, there will be no competition.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. How can anybody get eliminated on four beers?
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Final qualifying for AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals doubled as eliminations rounds to determine winners for last weekend's postponed Carolina Nationals
The total lag between case diagnosis and case investigation is therefore far in excess of the target of follow-up of within 48 hours under an elimination agenda, and the required turn-around is at present not achievable following existing protocols and procedures.
The researchers observed that after elimination in a region, malaria importation poses a constant threat, because humans and mosquitoes carry the disease from endemic areas across international boundaries and within countries.
Median apparent half-lives of elimination based on changes in estimated mass in the body were generally consistent with previous estimates and ranged from 6.
This study suggests that local elimination of the ocular chlamydia that causes trachoma may be possible in a village with moderate baseline disease.
Understanding why certain alternatives, which were considered intuitively appealing by the client before the systematic search, were eliminated during the sequential elimination process.
The elimination of the Joint Traffic Management Office, at Headquarters, MTMC, Alexandria, Va.
Gore also has claimed that elimination of Medicaid would immediately void all of OBRA and place nursing home residents at the mercy of an unregulated industry (with Gore, probably unsurprisingly, considering the Clinton administration's recent record, viewing SNF operators as among the "bad guy" special interests.
The elimination of "leakage," which is the amount earned by an unrelated third party to lease and operate the REIT's properties.
78 that a deficit elimination alone does not constitute a quasi reorganization; SEC registrants must satisfy all of the conditions in section 210.
The semifinal and final rounds are open to the public, while the elimination round is danced onstage with only the jury present.
Another variable is the elimination period, or the period of time between the advent of the disability and when the policy begins to pay.
However, a schedule for eliminating the less ozone-damaging HCFCs was left open, as the President requested further study of their environmental effects and only hinted at the possibility of accelerating their elimination.
Business will gain by the elimination of the costs of currency management, financial hedging, and uncertainty in investment and trading.