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removal

 
Noun removal has 2 senses
  1. removal, remotion - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
    --1 is a kind of separation
    --1 has particulars:
     abscission, cutting off; abstraction; extraction; autotomy; decontamination; deletion; denudation, stripping, uncovering, baring, husking; dermabrasion; dislodgment, dislodgement; elimination, riddance; elimination; emptying, voidance, evacuation; rinse, rinsing; disembowelment, evisceration; skimming; withdrawal
    Derived forms: verb remove3, verb remove1
  2. removal - dismissal from office
    --2 is a kind of
    dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
    Derived form: verb remove2
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