AskDefine | Define eradication

Dictionary Definition

eradication n : the complete destruction of every trace of something [syn: obliteration]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. The act of plucking up by the roots; a rooting out; extirpation; utter destruction.
  2. The state of being plucked up by the roots.

Extensive Definition

wikt eradication Eradication is the elimination or destruction of a thing or group.
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