eradicate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin eradicatus, past participle of ērādīcō (uproot), from e- (out) + radix (root). Also see: radish.

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  • IPA(key): /ɪˈræd.ɪ.keɪt/
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Verb[edit]

eradicate (third-person singular simple present eradicates, present participle eradicating, simple past and past participle eradicated)

  1. (transitive) To pull up by the roots; to uproot.
  2. (transitive) To completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically; to put an end to; to extirpate.
    Small pox was globally eradicated in 1980

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Verb[edit]

eradicate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of eradicare
  2. second-person plural imperative of eradicare
  3. feminine plural of eradicato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ērādīcāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ērādīcō