ELIMINATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ELIMINATION
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 n.  act of removing or getting rid of something
Classic Sentence:
1  Just as Ellen had done, other plantation mistresses throughout the South had put the pickaninnies through courses of training and elimination to select the best of them for the positions of greater responsibility.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
2  This attribute was common to most of Lily's set: they had a force of negation which eliminated everything beyond their own range of perception.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
3  Therefore Simpson becomes eliminated from the case, and our attention centres upon Straker and his wife, the only two people who could have chosen curried mutton for supper that night.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
4  Madame Thenardier being dead, Boulatruelle being eliminated from the case, Claquesous having disappeared, the principal persons accused having escaped from prison, the trial connected with the ambush in the Gorbeau house had come to nothing.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
5  'I do think sufficient civilization ought to eliminate a lot of the physical disabilities,' said Clifford.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
6  I really think that we may eliminate him entirely from our calculations.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  Another benefit for business is the elimination of currency risk in the Euro area - the possibility that you might lose money in cross border trade because of exchange rate movements.
2  Two of the commonest and most widely used reactions in synthetic organic chemistry are substitution and elimination.
3  The year following the elimination of the distribution centers was, by employee consensus, the worst the company had ever endured.
4  Find which food you are allergic to by a process of elimination.
5  The Sex Discrimination Act has not eliminated discrimination in employment.
6  Supporting also have the chance to you but eliminated belongs to me and mesmerizing.
7  A whole regiment of the enemy troop got caught in our ambush was eliminated completely.
8  Her misspelling of that word eliminated her from the contest.
9  John KitzEaber, a Democrat, also threatened to veto any measure that eliminated the certificates.
10  The police have eliminated two suspects from their investigation.
11  She has been eliminated from the swimming race.
12  The risk cannot be eliminated altogether.
13  I have found the glossary in this book very useful; it has eliminated many trips to the dictionary.
14  The evil of race hatred must be eliminated while it is still in an embryonic state; otherwise, it may grow to dangerous proportions.
15  The refractory horse was eliminated from the race when he refused to obey the jockey.