verb (used with object), e·rad·i·cat·ed, e·rad·i·cat·ing.
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No effective treatments were discovered by the time the disease was eradicated.Smallpox used to kill millions of people every year. Here’s how humans beat it.|Kelsey Piper|February 5, 2021|Vox
A farmer who aggressively eradicates all the insects on their land might be setting up an invisible desert for birds passing through.A new mapping method could help humans and wildlife coexist|Philip Kiefer|February 4, 2021|Popular Science
Pakistan is one of the three countries in the world where polio has not been eradicated.How the CIA’s fake vaccine program in Pakistan helped fuel the anti-vax movement|Hala Iqbal|February 1, 2021|Vox
Unless the coronavirus is eradicated everywhere, she said, it will remain a threat to the United States and other countries.New coronavirus variants accelerate race to make sure vaccines keep up|Carolyn Y. Johnson, Laurie McGinley, Joel Achenbach|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
We’ll never go back to the way things were even if the virus is eradicated.‘We’ll never go back to the way things were’: Confessions of a producer on in-person shoots|Kayleigh Barber|January 25, 2021|Digiday
We need Obama to follow through on his promise to eradicate it.
It might take us centuries to eradicate the sexism that powers the harassment of women on a cultural level.
First impressions are tough to eradicate—especially in the cutthroat world of Hollywood.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood|Marlow Stern|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Erdogan had announced the move in a speech on Thursday, vowing to “eradicate Twitter.”
“We will eradicate Twitter”, he said during a campaign speech on Thursday.
You cannot all at once eradicate the deep-rooted customs and habits of any people, whoever they may be.
The country here is infested by guerillas, whom all our efforts cannot eradicate.Under Wellington's Command|G. A. Henty
But he could not bequeath political capacity to his colleagues, nor could he eradicate many bad traditions of long standing.Argentina|W. A. Hirst
I wanted to eradicate those twisted ideas, and make her good qualities her ruling ones.Children of the Whirlwind|Leroy Scott
Indeed, even in our own day it has hardly been possible to eradicate from India the custom of burning the widow of the deceased.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt