ex communication

excommunication

[eks-kuh-myoo-ni-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of excommunicating.
2.
the state of being excommunicated.
3.
the ecclesiastical sentence by which a person is excommunicated.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin excommūnicātiōn- (stem of excommūnicātiō). See excommunicate, -ion

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excommunication
late 15c., from L.L. excommunicatus, pp. of excommunicare, in Church L. "to expel from communion," lit. "put out of the community," from ex- "out" + communis "common" (see common).
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