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eliminate

verb

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to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
  • the stiff entry fee is intended to eliminate less-than-serious competitors

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The first known use of eliminate was in 1628

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“Eliminate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eliminate. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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