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expulsion

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ɪkˈspʌl.ʃən/

expulsion noun [C or U] (MAKE LEAVE)

(the act of) forcing someone, or being forced, to leave a school, organization, or country: They threatened him with expulsion from school. This is the second expulsion of a club member this year.

expulsion noun [C or U] (AIR/LIQUID)

(the act of) forcing air or liquid out of something
Translations of “expulsion”
in Korean 제적…
in Arabic طَرد…
in Portuguese expulsão…
in Catalan expulsió…
in Japanese 追放…
in Italian espulsione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驅逐, 驅逐,趕走, 開除…
in Russian исключение, изгнание…
in Turkish uzaklaştırma, kovma, çıkarma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驱逐, 驱逐,赶走, 开除…
in Polish wydalenie, usunięcie…
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