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expel

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪkˈspel/ ( present participle expelling, past tense and past participle expelled)
MAKE SOMEONE LEAVE to make someone leave a school, organization, or country because of their behaviour: [often passive] He was expelled from school for hitting another student.Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leaveEmitting and ejecting
FORCE SOMETHING OUT formal to force air, gas, or liquid out of something: Slowly expel all the air from your lungs.Emitting and ejecting
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