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removal

[ ri-moo-vuhl ]
/ rɪˈmu vəl /
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noun
the act of removing.
change of residence, position, etc.
dismissal, as from an office.
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Origin of removal

First recorded in 1590–1600; remove + -al2

OTHER WORDS FROM removal

pre·re·mov·al, noun
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How to use removal in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for removal

removal
/ (rɪˈmuːvəl) /

noun
the act of removing or state of being removed
  1. a change of residence
  2. (as modifier)a removal company
dismissal from office
Southern African the forced displacement of a community for political or social reasons
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