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"expel" in British English

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expelverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪkˈspel/ (-ll-)
  • expel verb [T] (PERSON)

to ​force someone to ​leave a ​school, ​organization, or ​country: The new ​government has expelled all ​foreigndiplomats. My ​brother was expelled fromschool for ​badbehaviour.
(Definition of expel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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expelverb [T]

 us   /ɪkˈspel/ (-ll-)
to ​force someone to ​leave a ​country, ​organization, or ​school: He was expelled from ​school for his ​continuedbadbehavior.
(Definition of expel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"expel" in Business English

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expelverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪkˈspel/ (-ll-)
to make someone ​leave a school, country, ​organization, or ​place: The new ​government has expelled all ​foreign diplomats.expel sb from sth Officials want to expel settlers from ​protected forest. The ​disciplinarytribunal has the ​power to ​suspend or ​even expel ​offenders from the ​profession.
(Definition of expel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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