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expulsion

[ik-spuhl-shuh n] /ɪkˈspʌl ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of driving out or expelling:
expulsion of air.
2.
the state of being expelled:
The prisoner's expulsion from society embittered him.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin expulsiōn- (stem of expulsiō), equivalent to expuls(us) driven out (past participle of expellere to expel) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
nonexpulsion, noun
reexpulsion, noun
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expulsion

/ɪkˈspʌlʃən/
noun
1.
the act of expelling or the fact or condition of being expelled
Word Origin
C14: from Latin expulsiō a driving out, from expellere to expel
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Word Origin and History for re-expulsion

expulsion

n.

c.1400, from Old French expulsion, from Latin expulsionem (nominative expropriatio), noun of action from past participle stem of expellere "drive out" (see expel).

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