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Eradicate vs. Irradicate

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Eradicateverb

(transitive) To pull up by the roots; to uproot.

Irradicateverb

to root deeply

Eradicateverb

(transitive) To destroy completely; to reduce to nothing radically; to put an end to; to extirpate.

‘Smallpox was globally eradicated in 1980.’;

Irradicateverb

To root deeply.

Eradicateverb

To pluck up by the roots; to root up; as, an oak tree eradicated.

Eradicateverb

To root out; to destroy utterly; to extirpate; as, to eradicate diseases, or errors.

‘This, although now an old an inveterate evil, might be eradicated by vigorous treatment.’;

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Eradicateverb

kill in large numbers;

‘the plague wiped out an entire population’;

Eradicateverb

destroy completely, as if down to the roots;

‘the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted’;

Eradicate

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