Eliminate is a more formal way of saying ‘get rid of’. So it’s used to talk about ending all kinds of problems. It’s often used with words like ‘risk’, ‘danger’ and social problems which people generally don’t want. If you want to say 'get rid of gradually', then you might also be able to use 'phase out'.
This government will do all it can to eliminate homelessness
Since the elimination of human error is impossible, it’s essential that all work must be subject to careful review.
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Here are eight questions from an interview with the human resources manager of a multinational company based in Auckland. These interview questions have been cut in half. You have three different second halves - but which is the one that really matches the first half of the question.
What are the most significant changes you’ve been involved in _____
maximising productivity and staff retention?
developing any new policies?
implementing over the last few years?
Would you say your company is maximising ______
the professional development of the workforce?
in its human resources policy?
in an increasingly competitive environment?
What are the most common modes of _______
assessment used within the company?
technology used in the human resources field?
psychology used to explain employee - management relations?
To what extent is IT utilised ______
across a range of management uses?
in modern human resources management?
by the end of the current decade?
Which aspect of your work do you derive ______
as your greatest achievement?
to be your greatest challenge?
the greatest satisfaction from?
What are the major constraints ______
available to the modern HR consultant?
most HR managers seek to follow in their work?
within which HR managers need to operate?
What do you – or the company – do to facilitate ______
access to professional development?
on a regular basis?
with employees from across the company?
Is it any part of your role to seek to eliminate the causes of ______
good employment practice?
Interesting news item of the day: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10491035
Keywords from the news item:
ponderous / friction / attain / predecessor /