Expulsion meaning

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Expulsion is defined as forcing someone to leave or forcing something out of the body.

An example of expulsion is when a child is kicked out of school forever and told never ever to return because of his terrible behavior.

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The act of expelling or the state of being expelled.
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An expelling, or forcing out, or the condition of being expelled.
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The act of expelling or the state of being expelled.

The scandal involved every member of the high school's football team resulting in a flurry of expulsions, starting with the quarterback.

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Origin of expulsion

  • Middle English expulsioun from Old French expulsion from Latin expulsiō expulsiōn- from expulsus past participle of expellere to expel expel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French expulsion, from Latin expulsio

    From Wiktionary