Definition of Eradication

1. Noun. The complete destruction of every trace of something.

Exact synonyms: Obliteration
Generic synonyms: Demolition, Destruction, Wipeout
Derivative terms: Eradicate, Obliterate, Obliterate, Obliterate



Definition of Eradication

1. n. The act of plucking up by the roots; a rooting out; extirpation; utter destruction.

Definition of Eradication

1. Noun. The act of plucking up by the roots; a rooting out; extirpation; utter destruction. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being plucked up by the roots. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eradication

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Eradication

1. Referring to disease, the termination of all transmission of infection by extermination of the infectious agent through surveillance and containment; global eradication has been achieved for smallpox, regional eradication for malaria and perhaps in some places for measles. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Eradication

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1. Bolivia and Coca: A Study in Dependency by James Painter (1994)
"Annual eradication targets were set by the law, starting with 5000 hectares a ... The method of eradication could be mechanical or manual but could never ..."

2. Land Mines in Cambodia: The Coward's War, September 1991 by Asia Watch Committee (U.S.), Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1991)
"The international community, under the auspices of the United Nations, must be prepared to underwrite a mine eradication program and preparations should ..."

3. Brain Abscess: Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic by Wells Phillips Eagleton (1922)
"On the other hand, an attempt at eradication, except in selected cases, ... eradication.—In the treatment of chronic intracerebral abscess with a capsule ..."

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