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be far/further/furthest removed from (something)

To be separate from or unlike something. I wasn't even in the office that day, so I'm the furthest removed from this situation.

remove from (someone or something)

1. To physically take someone or something out of something or some place. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." Be sure not to remove the USB device from the computer until it is finished transferring all of the information. They removed the prisoner from his holding cell and brought him to the courtroom.
2. To extract something from someone or someone's body. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." We'll need to remove the bullet from him if we're going to stop the bleeding. I used a pair of tweezers to remove the bits of glass from her hand.
3. To take someone or something out of someone's custody. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." Social services removed the children from the abusive parents. We've removed dozens of animals from people suspected of organizing or participating in the illegal dogfighting ring.
4. To oust someone from a job, position, or public office. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." They plan on removing the prime minster from power after gaining control of parliament. The board voted unanimously to remove the CEO from his position.
See also: remove

be far/further/furthest reˈmoved from something

be very different from something; not be connected with something: Many of these books are far removed from the reality of the children’s lives.
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Plastic around the front tip must obviously be removed if it stacks and seals against the back of the cavity gate insert.
Since that legal action, eight of the 21 generators removed nearly 25,000 tires from the site.
Then James Haire, President of the National Council of Churches, spoke of 'the profound hurt experienced by many of the children removed from their families into the care of church-run homes'.
Liquids removed by the filter continuously drain from the filter cartridge into the bottom of the housing, where they are automatically emptied by an autodrain assembly.
He has caught us using ambiguous language in a statement about the crucifixes having been removed from St.
The local authority has the jurisdiction to say this is hazardous and we want it removed.
Therefore, these two items were removed, reducing the total number of research self-efficacy items to 18.
An earlier dune recovery plan that removed 19 trees recreated 13 acres of dunes and the lessingia plant numbers there soared from 600 to more than 1 million, the paper said.
Knowledge of the law of arrest and search is important to understanding the doctrine of consent once removed.
The students' lawyers argued that the board had removed the books because its members did not like them, not because the books lacked educational value.
After level-one hazards are removed, proper evaluations, considerations, decisions, and planning for the remaining trees can begin.
The time it takes for 1/2 the pennies to be removed is called the half-life.
The costs of removing assets have historically been allocated to the removed asset and, thus, deductible when the asset was retired.
Management: The athlete should be removed from sports activity, examined immediately and at 5-minute intervals, and allowed to return that day to the sports activity only if postconcussive symptoms resolve within 15 minutes.