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Expulsion meaning

expulsion - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. the act of forcing out someone or something; " the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; " the child's expulsion from school"
  2. 2. squeezing out by applying pressure; " an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube"; " the expulsion of pus from the pimple"
  3. 3. The act of expelling; a driving or forcing out; summary removal from membership, association, etc.
  4. 4. The state of being expelled or driven out.
  5. 5. Expulsive.

expulsion - examples of usage

  1. But this complaint refers to the practice of getting tea and other goods from merchants in exchange for hosiery; and it goes on to say, that if a woman exchanged that for anything she wanted, she exposed her family to the loss of house and land, and expulsion from the island, if she was known to sell any of the goods she had received in return for her handiwork to any neighbour. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. The story might get about the club; the committee might shut up the card- room; there might be a talk of expulsion. - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  3. All the succeeding Lords resided upon the same island, till their cruel expulsion by John Duke of Northumberland in 1537. The old castle followed its lords, and is buried in the ruins of time. - "An History of Birmingham (1783)", William Hutton.
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