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English definition of “expulsion”

expulsion

noun [C or U] (MAKE LEAVE)    /ɪkˈspʌl.ʃən/
(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.Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leaveEvicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else
(Definition of expulsion noun (MAKE LEAVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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