Excommunicate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌekskəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word excommunicate
Brit.  |ˌekskəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word excommunicate

verb

- exclude from a church or a religious community(syn: curse, unchurch)

The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner

- oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree

Examples

The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: excommunicate
he/she/it: excommunicates
present participle: excommunicating
past tense: excommunicated
past participle: excommunicated
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