removal

removal
Goods removed with HM Revenue & Customs' permission from approved inland or frontier premises under New Export System ( NES). This will be achieved through use of a CHIEF print or manual C130EX. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary

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removal re‧mov‧al [rɪˈmuːvl] noun [countable, uncountable]
1. the act of taking something away:

• the removal by Mexico of barriers to direct U.S. investment

2. when someone is forced to leave their job or position:

• a meeting to consider the removal of a majority of the board

• These executive removals aren't due to fraud, but simple incompetence.

3. PROPERTY the act of moving from one office, house etc to another:

• the removal of its editorial offices to London

4. removals [plural] TRANSPORT the business of packing equipment, furniture etc and moving it from one place to another:

• a removals firm

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removal UK US /rɪˈmuːvəl/ noun
[C or U] the process of removing or getting rid of something, often something that is considered to be harmful: the removal of sth »

The removal of duties and taxes on trade within the EU has created an environment in which competition can flourish.

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Government advisers have requested the drug's removal from the market for safety reasons.

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toxic waste removal

[C or U] HR, WORKPLACE the process of forcing someone to leave their job or position: »

A special meeting was called to discuss the removal of the chairman.

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She faced removal from office almost two years into her four-year term.

[C or U] UK PROPERTY the process of moving furniture, equipment, and other possessions from one office, home, etc. to another: »

a removal company/firm

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removal costs/expenses

removals — Cf. removals

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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