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banish

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈbænɪʃ/
SEND AWAY to send someone away from a place, often as a punishment: [often passive] He was banished to a remote Alaskan island. Smokers were banished to the garden.Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leave
FEELING to make yourself stop thinking about something or feeling a particular way: Banish winter blues with a holiday in the sun!Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
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