Sentence Examples

  • There is no method known of curing this disease, and all that can be done is to take every precaution to eradicate it, by pulling up and burning diseased plants, isolating the infected area by means of trenches, and avoiding growing cotton, or an allied plant such as the ochro (Hibiscus esculentus), in the field.
  • For the rest, a substratum of superstitious beliefs, which survives from the days when the Malays professed only their natural religion, is to be found firmly rooted in the minds of the people, and the influence of Mahommedanism, which regards such things with horror, has been powerless to eradicate this.
  • The disease yields readily to treatment, but is difficult to eradicate from a mine without stringent sanitary regulations to prevent its spread.
  • We will eradicate what we can, eliminate (slightly different than eradicate) all that is left, vaccinate against whatever we cannot eliminate, prevent that against which we cannot vaccinate, cure what we cannot prevent, replace what we cannot cure, and finally, as a last resort, treat what we cannot replace.
  • In 1958, with smallpox still killing two million people a year, the World Health Organization pledged to eradicate it.

How would you define eradicate? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus