French translation of 'eliminate'
1. (= eradicate) [poverty, discrimination, toxins, nuclear weapons] éliminer
to eliminate sth from sth supprimer qch de qch
2. (= knock out) [candidate, team] éliminer
to eliminate sb from sth [competition] éliminer qn de qch
3. (= exclude) [possibility] écarter
to eliminate sb from an enquiry [police] écarter qn d’une enquête
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Example Sentences Including 'eliminate'
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In my zeal to rid the countryside of Russian influence, I had proved to be a problem which they took steps to eliminate.MY FAVORITE BRIDE (2003)
Unfortunately, Toni reflected, even war could not eliminate the emotional complications which beset man's life.IN LOVE AND WAR (2003)
I was opting for privacy 203 and not wishing to eliminate the pre-dinner drinks.SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
Had something gone wrong with Hean's attempt to eliminate Dayton?A MATTER OF CONSCIENCE (2003)
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'eliminate' in Other Languages
British English: eliminate /ɪˈlɪmɪˌneɪt/ VERB
To eliminate something means to remove it completely.
If you are allergic to a food, eliminate it from your diet.
- American English: eliminate
- Arabic: يَسْتَبْعِدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: eliminar
- Chinese: 排除
- Croatian: eliminirati
- Czech: odstranit
- Danish: eliminere
- Dutch: elimineren
- European Spanish: eliminar
- Finnish: eliminoida
- French: éliminer
- German: ausschließen Möglichkeit
- Greek: εξαλείφω
- Italian: eliminare
- Japanese: 除去する
- Korean: 제거하다
- Norwegian: eliminere
- Polish: wyeliminować
- European Portuguese: eliminar
- Romanian: a elimina
- Russian: удалять
- Spanish: eliminar
- Swedish: eliminera
- Thai: ขจัด
- Turkish: çıkarmak
- Ukrainian: ліквідувати
- Vietnamese: loại trừ xóa bỏ
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Translation of eliminate from the Collins English to French Dictionary