banishment

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Etymology[edit]

From banish +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbænɪʃmənt/
  • Hyphenation: ban‧ish‧ment

Noun[edit]

banishment (plural banishments)

  1. The act of banishing.
    The judge pronounced banishment upon the war criminal.
  2. The state of being banished, exile.
    He has been in banishment from his home country for well over four years.

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