Removal definition

rĭ-mo͝ovəl
Relocation, as of a residence or business.
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A removing or being removed.
  • A taking away or being taken away.
  • Dismissal from an office or position.
  • A change of place, residence, etc.
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The act of removing.
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The dismissal of someone from office.
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(law) The transfer of a case from one court to another, esp. from a state court to a federal court.
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The fact of being removed.
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An altering or moving of a person or thing from one location to another.
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The taking of an action from a state court and transferring it to a federal court.
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A petition made by a defendant to have a case moved from one court to another, usually as in the second definition.
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The process of moving, or the fact of being removed.
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Dismissal, as from office.
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The relocation of a business etc.
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(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.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
removal
Plural:
removals

Origin of removal

  • remove +"Ž -al

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