expulsion

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English expulsioun, from Old French expulsion, from Latin expulsio, expulsionem.

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  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈspʌlʃən/
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expulsion (countable and uncountable, plural expulsions)

  1. 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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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin expulsio, expulsionem.

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expulsion f (plural expulsions)

  1. expulsion, eviction
    • 1918, Marcel Proust, À l’ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs [In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower] (À la recherche du temps perdu)‎[1]:
      Elle s'étonnait qu'on fût scandalisé des expulsions des jésuites, disant que cela s'était toujours fait, même sous la monarchie, même en Espagne.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (sports) sending-off, red card, dismissal

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