(=taking away, getting rid)
[+object] enlèvement m
[+problem, restriction, threat] suppression f
→ We are relieved by the removal of the threat.
→ the removal of barriers that stand in the way of women's equality
the removal of trade restrictions la suppression des restrictions commerciales
the removal of debris from the premises l'enlèvement des gravats des locaux
the removal of a child from its family l'éloignement d'un enfant de son environnement familial
hair removal épilation f
→ ... popular methods of hair removal.
stain removal détachage m
[+organ, tumour] ablation f
removal of the spleen ablation de la rate, splénectomie
→ She had undergone major abdominal surgery, including the removal of her spleen.
→ women who had undergone hysterectomy and removal of the ovaries
surgical removal of a tumour l'ablation chirurgicale d'une tumeur
(=move) (from house)
→ Friends helped her with the removal.
(=trade) déménagement m
→ He has bought 30 lorries to expand into house removals.
(=dismissal) (from office)
destitution f → Nothing less than the removal of the Chairman will satisfy shareholders. removal from sth, They called for her removal from office. Ils ont appelé à sa destitution. Parliament decided that his removal from power was illegal. Le parlement a décidé que sa destitution était illégale.
n épilation f
npl (British) frais mpl de déménagement
n ( removal men pl ) (British) déménageur m
n (British) camion m de déménagement