removal


removal
noun
ADJECTIVE
complete, total, wholesale
partial
permanent, temporary
effective, successful
immediate, speedy

his immediate removal from power

easy

a liquid for the easy removal of coffee stains

forced, forcible

the forcible removal of the protesters' barricades.

physical
surgical
hair, stain, tattoo

the process of laser hair removal

debris, snow, tree, etc.
VERB + REMOVAL
call for, demand, seek

They demanded her removal from office.

order

In a symbolic move, the new government ordered the removal of the dictator's statue.

force
necessitate, require

His condition required the removal of a kidney.

allow
arrange for

to arrange for the removal and disposal of waste.

facilitate
prevent
PREPOSITION
removal from

The law does not allow the removal of sand from the beach.

removal to

the collection's temporary removal to storage

PHRASES
removal from office

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