[ ih-rey-sher ]
/ ɪˈreɪ ʃər /


an act or instance of erasing.
a place where something has been erased; a spot or mark left after erasing: You can't sign a contract with so many erasures in it.

Origin of erasure

First recorded in 1725–35; erase + -ure

Related forms

non·e·ra·sure, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for erasure


/ (ɪˈreɪʒə) /


the act or an instance of erasing
the place or mark, as on a piece of paper, where something has been erased
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