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erasure

[ih-rey-sher] /ɪˈreɪ ʃər/
noun
1.
an act or instance of erasing.
2.
a place where something has been erased; a spot or mark left after erasing:
You can't sign a contract with so many erasures in it.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; erase + -ure
Related forms
nonerasure, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nonerasure

erasure

/ɪˈreɪʒə/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of erasing
2.
the place or mark, as on a piece of paper, where something has been erased
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Word Origin and History for nonerasure

erasure

n.

1734, from erase + -ure.

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