WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
re•mov•al /rɪˈmuvəl/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]
  1. the act of removing.
  1. dismissal from an office or from a position.
See -mov-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
re•mov•al  (ri mo̅o̅vəl), 
    1. the act of removing.
    1. change of residence, position, etc.
    1. dismissal, as from an office.
  • remove + -al2 1590–1600

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

removal /rɪˈmuːvəl/ n
  1. the act of removing or state of being removed
  2. a change of residence
  3. (as modifier): a removal company
  4. dismissal from office
  5. South African the forced displacement of a community for political or social reasons

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