removal

noun re·mov·al \ ri-ˈmü-vəl \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of removal

: the act or process of removing : the fact of being removed

Examples of removal in a Sentence

  1. We arranged for the removal of the old car.

  2. The city is having problems with trash removal.

  3. Surgical removal of the tumor might be necessary.

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First Known Use of removal

1595



REMOVAL Defined for English Language Learners

removal

noun

Definition of removal for English Language Learners

  • : the act of moving or taking something away from a place

  • : the act of making something go away so that it no longer exists

  • : the act of forcing someone to leave a job


REMOVAL Defined for Kids

removal

noun re·mov·al \ ri-ˈmü-vəl \

Definition of removal for Students

: the act of moving away or getting rid of : the fact of being moved away or gotten rid of
  • snow removal
  • removal of stains

Law Dictionary

removal

noun re·mov·al

legal Definition of removal

: the act or process of removing : the fact of being removed


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