Expulsion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈspʌlʃn|  American pronunciation of the word expulsion
Brit.  |ɪkˈspʌlʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word expulsion

noun

- the act of forcing out someone or something(syn: ejection, exclusion, riddance)

the child's expulsion from school

- squeezing out by applying pressure(syn: extrusion)

the expulsion of pus from the pimple

- the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting (syn: ejection, projection)

Examples

The government engaged in mass expulsions.

the expulsion of air from the lungs

The headmaster threatened the boys with expulsion.

his expulsion from the Soviet Union in 1964

the expulsion from the party of its former leader

the child's expulsion from school

the expulsion of pus from the pimple

The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews

Word forms

noun
singular: expulsion
plural: expulsions
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