Eradication

  • 1 éradication — [ eradikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1370; lat. eradicatio « action de déraciner » 1 ♦ Méd. Action d arracher, d extirper. ⇒ arrachement. Éradication des polypes de l utérus. 2 ♦ Cour. Fig. Suppression totale (d une maladie endémique; d une espèce animale… …

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  • 2 Eradication — is the elimination or destruction of a thing or group.Eradication may also refer to: *Genocide, the deliberate, systematic destruction of an ethnic, religious or national group of people *Eradication of infectious diseases, a public health effort …

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  • 3 Eradication — E*rad i*ca tion, n. [L. eradicatio: cf. F. [ e]radication.] 1. The act of plucking up by the roots; a rooting out; extirpation; utter destruction. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being plucked up by the roots. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Eradication — (v. lat.), Entwurzelung, Ausrottung …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Eradication — Eradication, lat. deutsch, Entwurzelung; eradiciren, entwurzeln …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 6 eradication — index abolition, cancellation, catastrophe, destruction, dissolution (termination), evulsion, prohibition …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 eradication — early 15c., from L. eradicationem, noun of action from eradicare root out, extirpate, annihilate, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + radix (gen. radicis) root (see RADISH (Cf. radish)) …

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  • 8 éradication — (é ra di ka sion) s. f. Action de déraciner, d extirper.    Fig. •   Ce qui était leur crime en France [des religieuses de Port Royal], digne d éradication et des dernières peines personnelles, parut fort innocent à Rome, SAINT SIMON 250, 83.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 eradication — eradicate ► VERB ▪ remove or destroy completely. DERIVATIVES eradication noun eradicator noun. ORIGIN Latin eradicare tear up by the roots , from radix root …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 eradication — noun see eradicate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 ÉRADICATION — s. f. T. didactique. Action de déraciner, d arracher quelque chose par la racine …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 12 ÉRADICATION — n. f. Action de déraciner …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 13 eradication — See eradicable. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 eradication — noun a) The act of plucking up by the roots; a rooting out; extirpation; utter destruction. b) The state of being plucked up by the roots …

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  • 15 eradication — Referring to disease, the termination of all transmission of infection by extermination of the infectious agent through surveillance and containment; global e. has been achieved for smallpox, regional e. for …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 eradication — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. extermination, annihilation, elimination; see destruction 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act or process of eliminating: clearance, elimination, liquidation, purge, removal, riddance. See KEEP. 2. Utter… …

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  • 17 eradication — e·rad·i·ca·tion || ɪ‚rædɪ keɪʃn n. annihilation, destruction, extermination …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 eradication — n. 1. Extirpation, uprooting, rooting out. 2. Extermination, destruction, annihilation, excision …

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  • 19 eradication — n 1. extirpation, total destruction, annihilation, discreation, expunction, extermination, abolition, abolishment; obliteration, effacement; removal, elimination, liquidation, purgation; extinguishment, extinction, putting an end to, bringing to… …

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  • 20 eradication — erad·i·ca·tion …

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