excommunicate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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excommunicateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌek.skəˈmjuː.nɪ.keɪt/
When the ​Christian Church, ​especially the ​RomanCatholic Church, excommunicates someone, it ​refuses to give that ​person communion and does not ​allow them to be ​involved in the Church.
excommunication
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌek.skəˌmjuː.nɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
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excommunicateverb [T]

 us   /ˌek·skəˈmju·nɪˌkeɪt/
(of the ​ChristianChurch, esp. the ​RomanCatholicChurch) to ​refuse to ​allow someone to be a ​member of the ​church
(Definition of excommunicate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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