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eliminate (someone or something) from (something)

To remove or take someone or something away from something. A loss tonight would eliminate my team from the playoffs. We need to eliminate all dairy from this recipe because Jim is a vegan.
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slang Murdered. Ray eliminated the informant, just as the boss told him to.
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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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The men's Elimination Chamber match will also determine one of the challengers for a WrestleMania championship match.
The Foundations generous investment will enable the Malaria Elimination Initiative to bring to bear the research, tools, and approaches developed over the past nine years to accelerate progress on the ground and reach critical malaria elimination targets, particularly in Asia Pacific and Southern Africa, said Roly Gosling, MD, PhD, UCSF associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics and lead and co-principal investigator of the Malaria Elimination Initiative.
The meeting decided to eliminate child labour from auto workshops, hotels and petrol pumps after complete elimination of child labour from brick kilns.
The basic objective of the day is to highlight and raise awareness about elimination of violence against women.
Key gaps identified, and which must be addressed to achieve elimination, are:
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.
A 180-day LTD elimination period can "censor" LTD claims that would have lasted just 90 to 179 days, the researchers say.
Russia and the US, for their part, would be dismantling from their starting points many more warheads than the other nuclear weapon states; but due to arsenal size the US and Russia would still, as today, be possessors of a large (though diminishing) majority of the world's nuclear weapons through most of the weapons elimination period.
Ladbrokes Paid out on Frankie next elimination, voided all other bets.
Summary: Riyadh, Jumada I 28, 1432, May 2, 2011, SPA -- An official source has expressed the hope of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that the elimination of Al-Qaeda leader will be a step towards supporting international efforts to combat terrorism and to dismantle its cells, as well as the elimination of deviant.
TB rates, the national goal of TB elimination by 2010 was not met (1).
Federal health officials have formally declared the elimination of the type of rabies previously found in dogs in the United States.
Product attributes include maximum durability, improved flow properties, elimination of knit lines and voids, increased productivity, reduced scrap rates, ease of release, elimination of mold build-up and economy of use, according to the company.