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Creativity has more to do with the elimination of the inessential than with inventing something new.
Helmut Jahn

Meaning of "elimination" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ELIMINATION

elimination  [ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ELIMINATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Elimination is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ELIMINATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of elimination in the English dictionary

The first definition of elimination in the dictionary is the act of eliminating or the state of being eliminated. Other definition of elimination is a syntactic rule specifying the conditions under which a formula or statement containing the specified operation may permit the derivation of others that do not contain it. Elimination is also a type of chemical reaction involving the loss of a simple molecule, such as water or carbon dioxide.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ELIMINATION


assassination
əˌsæsɪˈneɪʃən
combination
ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən
contamination
kənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃən
coordination
kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən
designation
ˌdɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
destination
ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən
determination
dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
discrimination
dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən
domination
ˌdɒmɪˈneɪʃən
donation
dəʊˈneɪʃən
examination
ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən
explanation
ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən
illumination
ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən
imagination
ɪˌmædʒɪˈneɪʃən
nation
ˈneɪʃən
nomination
ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən
origination
ɒˌrɪdʒɪˈneɪʃən
resignation
ˌrɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
termination
ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
vaccination
ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ELIMINATION

elicit
elicitable
elicitation
elicitor
elide
elidible
eligibility
eligible
eligibly
Elijah
eliminability
eliminable
eliminant
eliminate
eliminative
eliminative materialism
eliminativism
eliminator
eliminatory
elint

WORDS THAT END LIKE ELIMINATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation

Synonyms and antonyms of elimination in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ELIMINATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «elimination» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of elimination

Translation of «elimination» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ELIMINATION

Find out the translation of elimination to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of elimination from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «elimination» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

消除
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

eliminación
570 millions of speakers

English

elimination
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उन्मूलन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القضاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

устранение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eliminação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বর্জন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

élimination
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penghapusan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Beseitigung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

排除
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

제거
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Penghapusan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

loại bỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீக்குதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निर्मूलन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eliminasyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eliminazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

eliminacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

усунення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eliminare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξάλειψη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitskakeling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

eliminering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eliminering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of elimination

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ELIMINATION»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about elimination

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10 QUOTES WITH «ELIMINATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word elimination.
1
Spencer Bachus
The elimination of the barbaric terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is good news for the world.
2
Donovan Bailey
I was working in corporate Canada and I was doing all right. But I was burnt out... Long hours, a lot of clients. I just wanted to get away. Track and field was sort of like the elimination thing. I just wanted to go and do something. Exercise my brain and my body and kind of gravitate to that.
3
Jonathan Carroll
Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what I put in at the beginning. A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one.
4
Stanislav Grof
The elimination of the fear of death transforms the individual's way of being in the world.
5
Alexis Herman
If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
6
Elbert Hubbard
The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
7
Robert Jackson
Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon find themselves exterminating dissenters. Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard.
8
Helmut Jahn
Creativity has more to do with the elimination of the inessential than with inventing something new.
9
Jack LaLanne
Yes, exercise is the catalyst. That's what makes everything happen: your digestion, your elimination, your sex life, your skin, hair, everything about you depends on circulation. And how do you increase circulation?
10
Mike McGavick
The elimination of unnecessary collateral requirements on foreign insurers and reinsurers is not only beneficial for the individual companies, but for the industry as a whole.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ELIMINATION»

Discover the use of elimination in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to elimination and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Elimination: A survivor of the Khmer Rouge confronts his ...
The Elimination stands among the essential works that document the immense tragedies of the twentieth century, with Primo Levi’s If This Is a Man and Elie Wiesel’s Night.
Rithy Panh, Christophe Bataille, 2013
2
Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
A total departure from previous writing about television, this book is the first ever to advocate that the medium is not reformable.
Jerry Mander, 1978
3
Elimination Methods
This book provides a systematic presentation of elimination methods and the underlying theories. Highlighting methods based on triangular sets, the book also covers the theory and techniques of resultants and Grobner bases.
D. Wang, 2001
4
Elimination Practice: Software Tools and Applications
With a software library included, this book provides an elementary introduction to polynomial elimination in practice.
Dongming Wang, 2004
5
Debt Elimination 101
Drawn from Are You Being Seduced into Debt? by John Cummuta, this handbook will help readers begin spending and saving in a truly biblical manner.
John Cummuta, 2007
6
The Role of International Law in the Elimination of Child Labor
Offering a contribution to the debates on child labor, this book presents child labor as a problem to which various branches of international law have made a response.
Holly Cullen, 2007
7
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination ...
Since its adoption by the UN General Assembly in 1979, this "women's bill of rights" has become a key element in international human rights law. This optional protocol contains two procedures.
‎2000
8
Methods of Cut-Elimination
This is the first book on cut-elimination in first-order predicate logic from an algorithmic point of view.
Matthias Baaz, Alexander Leitsch, 2011
9
Neonatal Tetanus Elimination: Field Guide
This guide describes the strategies that have made the elimination of neonatal tetanus in the Americas possible, highlighting the progress made in surveillance to identify and monitor high-risk areas as well as immunisation activities ...
‎2005
10
Elimination Methods in Polynomial Computer Algebra
This book presents a modified method, based on multidimensional residue theory, for the elimination of unknowns from a system of nonlinear algebraic equations.
Valeriĭ Ivanovich Bykov, A. M. Kytmanov, Mark Zakharovich Lazman, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ELIMINATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term elimination is used in the context of the following news items.
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Daria talks about her WWE Tough Enough elimination and what's next
Mixed martial artist Daria Berenato was the latest to go on WWE's reality show competition “Tough Enough” on USA Network. The “Jersey ... «Channel Guide Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Rajoy: "The elimination of the Schengen visa is irreversible"
Peru isn't the only country that's excited about the elimination of the ... The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy affirmed the elimination of the ... «Peru this Week, Jul 15»
3
Guest opinion: test drives set to be focus of 'Dealer Elimination Agency'
Despite being billed as the biggest change to consumer law for more than a century and with the spotlight well and truly on car dealers, why is ... «AM-online, Jul 15»
4
Fraternal Northwest 11's beat Westown in district elimination game
FNW will face Freeland in today's 6 p.m. elimination game, with the winner advancing to Friday's losers' bracket final. The FNW complex is on ... «Midland Daily News, Jul 15»
5
Belarus welcomes Syrian commitment toward chemical weapons …
Belarus welcomes Syrian commitment toward chemical weapons elimination. Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 @ 3:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports. Alexander ... «BioPrepWatch, Jul 15»
6
Athens minors advance to elimination bracket final
Athens minors advance to elimination bracket final. Morning Times | Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:04 am ... «Morning Times, Jul 15»
7
Comeback Kid's dream run is over
The time auction elimination challenge saw three hot favourites Reynold, Jessie and Georgia face off in a desperate bid to stay in the ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
8
Whither Nigeria in Elimination of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission?
Dr Margaret Chan, who recognised that the elimination of transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health achievements possible, ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
9
Final Elimination for World Reggae Dance Championship on July 10 …
The final elimination for JCDC World Reggae Dance Championship will be held on Friday, July 10 at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre ... «Jamaicans.com, Jul 15»
10
WWE Tough Enough 2015: Recap, Reaction and Elimination from …
With another week comes another elimination from the group of hopefuls on WWE Tough Enough. After Tuesday's show, we are now down to ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Elimination [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/elimination>. Feb 2020 ».
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