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Synonyms of 'removal'

(noun) 
Definition
the act of removing or state of being removed
the removal of dead trees from the forest
Synonyms
extraction
the extraction of wisdom teeth
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stripping
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purging
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uprooting
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subtraction
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dislodgment
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expunction
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taking away or off or out
(noun) 
Definition
the act of removing or state of being removed
His removal from power was illegal.
Synonyms
dismissal
his dismissal from his post
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expulsion
Her behaviour led to her expulsion from school.
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ejection
These actions led to his ejection from office.
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dispossession
(noun) 
Definition
the process of moving one's possessions from a previous address to a new one
Home removals are best done in cool weather.
Synonyms
move
He announced his move to Montparnasse in 1909.
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transfer
Arrange for the transfer of medical records to your new doctor.
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departure
The airline has more than 90 scheduled departures from here each day.
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relocation
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flitting (Scottish, Northern England, dialect)
(noun) 
Definition
the act of removing or state of being removed
the removal of limits on foreign ownership
Synonyms
abolition
the abolition of slavery
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ending
The film has a Hollywood happy ending.
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withdrawal
the withdrawal of foreign aid
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wiping out
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voiding
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elimination
the prohibition and elimination of chemical weapons
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cancellation
a march calling for the cancellation of debt
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suppression
They were imprisoned after the suppression of pro-democracy protests.
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termination
a dispute which led to the abrupt termination of trade
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stamping out
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eradication
He is dedicated to the total eradication of apartheid.
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annulment
the annulment of the elections
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revocation
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nullification
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of annulment
Definition
the formal declaration that a contract or marriage is invalid
the annulment of the elections
Synonyms
invalidation,
voiding,
retraction,
revocation,
countermanding,
nullification,
rescindment
in the sense of cancellation
a march calling for the cancellation of debt
Synonyms
quashing,
revocation
in the sense of departure
Definition
the act of departing
The airline has more than 90 scheduled departures from here each day.
Synonyms
leaving,
going away,
setting out or off

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