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Meaning of EXPULSION

Pronunciation:  ik'spulshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
  2. [n]  the act of expelling someone
  3. [n]  squeezing out by applying pressure

EXPULSION is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: ejection, exclusion, extrusion, forcing out, projection, riddance
 See Also: actuation, banishment, barring, belch, belching, blackball, burp, burping, coughing up, defenestration, deportation, disgorgement, emesis, eructation, expectoration, ostracism, ouster, ousting, propulsion, proscription, puking, regurgitation, spit, spitting, squeeze, squeezing, vomit, vomiting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ex*pul"sion\, n. [L. expulsio, fr. expellere: cf. F.
    expulsion. See {Expel}.]
    1. The act of expelling; a driving or forcing out; summary
       removal from membership, association, etc.
             The expulsion of the Tarquins.        --Shak.
    2. The state of being expelled or driven out.
  2. \`["e]x*pul"sion\ (r?`?ks*p?l"sh?n), n.
    Renewed or repeated expulsion. --Fuller.
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