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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of taking away

Usage examples (13)
  • In natural theology, we can only explain "by way of negation and remotion" what that means.
  • Greed is remotion of inhabitants by military force, as centuries ago argentines were removed.
  • Empedocles, that a moderate cooling of the blood causeth sleep, but a total remotion of heat from blood causeth death.
  • All thy safety were remotion, and thy defence ab-sence. for more
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