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banishverb [T]

us   /ˈbæn·ɪʃ/
to send someone away and forbid the person to come back: He was banished from his sister's house.
To banish is also to get rid of: Their goal is to banish war forever.
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banishverb [T]

uk   /ˈbæn.ɪʃ/ us   /ˈbæn.ɪʃ/
to send someone away, especially from their country, and not allow them to come back: He was banished to an uninhabited island for a year. They were banished (= sent out) from the library for making a noise.
to get rid of something completely: Try to banish all thoughts of revenge from your mind.
banishment
noun [U] uk   /ˈbæn.ɪʃ.mənt/ us   /ˈbæn.ɪʃ.mənt/
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