rusticate

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rusticate (third-person singular simple present rusticates, present participle rusticating, simple past and past participle rusticated)

  1. (transitive, UK) To suspend or expel from a college or university.
  2. (transitive) To construct in a manner so as to produce jagged or heavily textured surfaces.
  3. (transitive) To compel to live in or to send to the countryside; to cause to become rustic.
  4. (intransitive) To go to reside in the country.
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