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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eradication, obliteration(noun)

    the complete destruction of every trace of something

    annihilation, obliteration

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. eradication(n.)

    extirpation, rooting out

  2. eradication(n.)

    extermination, destruction, annihilation, excision

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. eradication(n)

    extirpation, extermination

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  1. Jerrold Leikin:

    It's the eradication -- you can almost use that word -- of this substance within a relative short period of time -- a few years, it was expected, but the extent is quite surprising. And remember, this was not a drug. This was an over-the-counter dietary supplement. There's been very few studies looking at the effect of an FDA ban on dietary supplements.

  2. Bill Hanage:

    We've only ever really eradicated smallpox and if it weren't for a couple of further interventions beyond vaccines, even that could still have been with us, most people who know anything about infectious disease don't think total eradication is possible.

  3. Martin Sikora:

    The last 40 to 50 years have been exceptionally quiet for us, because we've had such tremendous progress in medical research, the combination of vaccines and antibiotics, the eradication of smallpox gives us hope for the current situation.

  4. Pedro Alonso:

    With the tools that we have today, it is most unlikely that eradication could be achieved, we need to focus on getting back on track.

  5. Carlos Holmes Trujillo:

    Regarding the eradication target, we set a goal of 130,000 hectares, taking into account all the available tools.

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