Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of averting or warding off (evils).
  • noun [Improp.] A rooting up; extirpation; removal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The act of averting.
  • noun rare Eradication.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of averting.
  • noun Eradication.

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