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English noun: removal

1. removal (act) the act of removing


SamplesHe had surgery for the removal of a malignancy.


Synonymsremotion


Broader (hypernym)separation


Narrower (hyponym)abscission, abstraction, autotomy, baring, cutting off, decontamination, deletion, denudation, dermabrasion, disembowelment, dislodgement, dislodgment, elimination, elimination, emptying, evacuation, evisceration, extraction, husking, riddance, rinse, rinsing, skimming, stripping, uncovering, voidance, withdrawal, withdrawal

2. removal (act) dismissal from office


Broader (hypernym)discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking


Narrower (hyponym)purge









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