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removed

adjective

Simple Definition of removed

  • : away from something

  • : of a younger or older generation

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of removed

  1. 1 a :  distant in degree of relationship b :  of a younger or older generation <a second cousin's child is a second cousin once removed>

  2. 2 :  separate or remote in space, time, or character

Examples of removed in a sentence

  1. We're looking for an apartment somewhat removed from the noise of downtown.

  2. The child of your first cousin is your first cousin once removed.



Circa 1548

First Known Use of removed

circa 1548




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