AskDefine | Define removal

Dictionary Definition

removal

Noun

1 the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy" [syn: remotion]
2 dismissal from office

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Pronunciation

Etymology

remove + -al

Noun

  1. The process of moving, or the fact of being removed
  2. The relocation of a business etc
  3. The dismissal of someone from office
  4. (Ireland) a funeral ceremony involving prayers and meeting of the family, usually at the home of the deceased, and normally held on the evening prior to burial.

Translations

The process of moving, or the fact of being removed
The relocation of a business etc
The dismissal of someone from office
a funeral ceremony

Extensive Definition

Removal may refer to:
Removal may also indirectly refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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