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expulsion

ex·pul·sion

expulsion

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk spuhl shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of expelling or forcing out, or the state of being expelled.
Expulsion of air from the lungs is part of breathing.The expulsion of Jews from Spain was ordered in 1492.
synonyms:
banishment, discharge, ejection, evacuation, eviction, exile, expelling, ouster
antonyms:
admission
similar words:
deportation, exclusion, expatriation, purge, release
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