To eradicate means to completely destroy or eliminate something, especially a problem or disease, and remove it completely from existence.


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October 17 marks China's National Poverty Relief Day, and it's also the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

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China has made historic achievements in eradicating absolute poverty. It was a problem that has plagued the Chinese nation for thousands of years. It is also a victory for humanity.

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Nevertheless, in my view, the Forde report shows Labour isn’t as strong on eradicating racism as it claims to be. The report highlights anti-black racism within Labour that its leader is yet to address, or acknowledge with an apology to its black and ethnic MPs.

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More recently, Portuguese group Octant Hotels is making a big drive for what they call “a new latitude of freedom” at its properties, which involves eradicating formal check in or out times, no closing time for swimming pools, and no deadline for getting down to the breakfast buffet. Heaven for those of us who detest a long list of intense house rules, right? However, it doesn’t yet advertise its flexible check-in on its hotel websites, meaning you have to be in the know to check ahead and adjust your stay timings.

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"This will help us understand the risks and to mitigate them rather than try to eradicate them," Huang says. Though, he notes, things could change quickly.

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As a comparison, a culture of bullying had taken hold in the British army in the 1980s at training establishments for recruits and for newly trained soldiers. These were termed “initiation rites”. This was eradicated through severe and uncompromising disciplinary action which, in the case of one unit, involved the sacking of the commanding officer, regimental sergeant major and a whole swathe of the unit’s hierarchy, not because they had participated in the abuse but because they had not prevented it.

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Outside, Bobbi, a petite child who wears pink-framed glasses, was doing her bit to comply with the state's Stomp it Out! campaign, which urges New Jersey residents to help eradicate the spotted lanternfly infestation. She'd learned about it at school and made her own version of an insect repellent she'd seen on TikTok. Making her way from tree to tree, Bobbi would spray the bugs, pluck them from the tree and drop them into a plastic bottle.

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If you want to help eradicate period stigma – start by opening up a dialogue about your period with the people in your life.

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As the sociologist Gemma Ahearne has written, some religiously motivated groups aim to stop people working in the sex industry and aim to eradicate sex work entirely.

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In the months before the U.S. invasion, Bush said the looming conflict was about eradicating terrorism and seizing weapons of mass destruction – but also because of a “freedom deficit” in the Middle East, a reference to the perceived lag in participatory government in the region.

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"This is really sad because what it meant was we were deprived in the West of this roadmap, which meant that things just got worse for us. "Instead of doing what we had done over smallpox and all sorts of other public health issues and gotten together with China and worked to eradicate it, instead we were getting a lot of disinformation."

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A Government spokesman insisted they are “committed to eradicating poverty and supporting those in need, and our actions have helped ensure there are nearly two million fewer people in absolute poverty than there were in 2009/10”.

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The exclusion of developing-country researchers reflects the general failure within academia to regard local contexts. As recent analysis of academic racism has shown, research institutions and processes can reflect and exacerbate bias, prejudice, and discrimination. Their lack of diversity constrains research quality and impact, and impedes efforts to eradicate poverty, improve living standards, and promote prosperity for hundreds of millions of people around the world.

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Recent years have seen human rights in the United States deteriorate: In 2019, African-American George Floyd died due to police brutality; since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, bullying of Asian-American is surging, with Asian women becoming the "primary targets" of hate crime perpetrators; 20 years after 9/11, "Islamophobia" remains in mainstream American society, with growing hostility towards Muslims. Can racism in the United States be eradicated ?

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A movement originally driven by religious groups, Prohibition banned the manufacturing, transportation, and sale of liquor, which was seen as immoral and ungodly and therefore needed to be eradicated . The enforcement of Prohibition was difficult for both federal and local governments. With the closing of factories and other businesses that made or sold liquor, people were out of jobs and the quality of life further decreased for many middle- and lower-class people. Rural communities were hit hardest by these laws, even though a few supported Prohibition.

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This would be their second great crusade. The first – despite bursts of antislavery sentiment in the 1770s and early 1780s – began only in 1787, when Granville Sharp, Thomas Clarkson and nine Quakers launched a formal campaign to eradicate the national trade in enslaved Africans. Under the political leadership of William Wilberforce, they recruited compatriots into local “chapters” of their society and corralled their signatures on to massive parliamentary petitions – the first of which would come from Manchester.

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Our recommendations to federal and provincial governments include providing more funding for organizations dealing with sex workers and education to eradicate stigma and dehumanization of sex workers, and to provide anti-racist education.

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There are two types of polio vaccines – the oral polio vaccine and the inactivated polio vaccine. The use of the oral polio vaccine containing attenuated or weakened virus, has brought the wild poliovirus to the brink of eradication . The oral vaccine is safe and provides better immunity in the gut (where polio replicates), than the inactivated vaccine.

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She explained that most farmers who signed up for previous crop-substitution programmes were left in the lurch, when they eradicated their coca crops on the promise of government payments that never arrived.

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It is still too early to tell if courses like these will work to close the yawning chasm of racist and transphobic ignorance incoming college students hold. As University of Pittsburgh alumna Sydney Massenberg said on the eve of Pitt’s implementation of its anti-racism course, “Racism is definitely not going to be something we eradicate by putting students in a couple of classes. Being an anti-racist requires a lifetime of work on everyone’s part.”

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But many Indian cities and states have been successful in bringing down their feral dog population and eradicating rabies.

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At least ten million South Africans didn’t have enough food or money to buy food in 2019, according to the country’s statistics agency. This food insecurity remains a leading health problem that is unlikely to be eradicated any time soon.

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“We regret any offence these chants may have caused and will continue to work with supporter groups and officials from both clubs to eradicate hateful chanting from this fixture,” City said.

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President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign reflects China's commitment to eradicating corruption. As part of this campaign, thousands of people, including senior officials and lower-level bureaucrats, were investigated and punished, demonstrating China's commitment to transparency and accountability.

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This, Mr Anwar said, is an “old culture” that takes time to be eradicated .

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Any rational system would have eradicated the AR-15 for civilian use by now. However, in the U.S., it's celebrated as a symbol of an ancient, obsolete and dangerous cult.

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In the four decades Kouadio has cultivated cocoa, a proliferation of small plantations radically changed Ivory Coast, helping power a fast-growing export economy and almost completely eradicating once-abundant rainforests.

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To begin this work, the Guardian should work with Black communities to co-produce a radical antiracist framework for the company. It must undertake an ongoing process of internal reform and accountability, working to eradicate systemic racism in every aspect of the organisation. It is time for the Guardian to take a long hard look at itself and to take real, concrete steps towards becoming an antiracist institution.

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The missive also spoke of employing 10,000 telegram boys, a profession eradicated in 1977, and introducing a "brand new fleet of diesel vans and bicycles to replace electric vans," which the organization has only recently started to roll out.

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Among the best-known is the eradication of the ancient scourge of smallpox. Today, the world is on the verge of also eradicating polio, with annual cases reducing by 99.9 percent since the 1980s. Other successes include eliminating, or near-elimination of, five tropical diseases, making childhood immunisation close to universal, and setting global standards for safe drinking water.

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In a news conference shortly after his crucifixion, Enaje said he prayed for the eradication of the COVID-19 virus and the end of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has contributed to gas and food prices soaring worldwide .

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For a glimpse into aviation’s future, this year’s Crystal Cabin Awards short list highlights exciting new concepts that could one day hit the skies. The 2023 contenders include a cabin concept that eradicates the middle seat and a chic design that takes single-aisle aircraft business class to a new level. Award finalists are set to be announced next month. Winners are to be announced in June.

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Dr. Brook says it would be impossible to eradicate the super pigs. But researchers in the U.S. and Canada have begun a program they call "Squeal on Pigs," which urges people to report any wild pig they may glimpse, say while walking the dog or outside the Denny's. And they have fixed GPS collars around some, to track them back to their friends. Who's squealing now?

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The end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 and the roughly 500,000 square miles (1.3 million square km) of new territory that the United States gained as a result of it added a new sense of urgency to the dispute. More and more Northerners, driven by a sense of morality or an interest in protecting free labour, came to believe, in the 1850s, that bondage needed to be eradicated . White Southerners feared that limiting the expansion of slavery would consign the institution to certain death.

From plus-size runways to genderless makeup, old beauty ideals are increasingly being challenged in today's world. Eradicating them entirely from the real world is no simple task. But might there be a chance to sidestep these standards in virtual reality?

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