Definition of Expulsion

1. Noun. The act of forcing out someone or something. "The child's expulsion from school"

Exact synonyms: Ejection, Exclusion, Riddance
Specialized synonyms: Defenestration, Deportation, Ostracism, Barring, Blackball, Ouster, Ousting
Generic synonyms: Banishment, Proscription
Derivative terms: Eject, Exclude, Expel, Expel



2. Noun. Squeezing out by applying pressure. "The expulsion of pus from the pimple"
Exact synonyms: Extrusion
Generic synonyms: Squeeze, Squeezing
Derivative terms: Extrude

3. Noun. The act of expelling or projecting or ejecting.

Definition of Expulsion

1. n. The act of expelling; a driving or forcing out; summary removal from membership, association, etc.

Definition of Expulsion

1. Noun. The act of expelling or the state of being expelled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expulsion

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expulsion

expugn
expugnable
expugnation
expugnations
expugned
expugner
expugners
expugning
expugns
expuition
expulsatory
expulse
expulsed
expulses
expulsing
expulsion (current term)
expulsionism
expulsionist
expulsionists
expulsions
expulsive
expulsive pains
expunct
expuncted
expunction
expunctions
expuncts
expunge
expunged
expungement

Literary usage of Expulsion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"But many States are in no way prevented by their Municipal Law from expelling aliens according to discretion, and examples of arbitrary expulsion of aliens, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"It is conceded by practically all the courts that make a distinction between expulsion at stations and between stations that the tender must be for the fare ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"THE QUESTION OF expulsion Every now and then newspapers inform the public that an American citizen has been expelled from some foreign country in which he ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1921)
"7615 ; Chinese Exclusion and expulsion, May 6, 1882, 22 Stat. ... Stat., 4313; exclusion and expulsion of undesirable aliens, act Feb. 5, 1917, sees. ..."

5. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"The term "eviction" 1э now properly applied to every class of expulsion or emotion. Walker v. Tucker, 70 1ll. 527, 541 (citing Hayner v. Smith, 63 1ll. ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"The year 1767 was marked by the expulsion of the Jesuits from Spain. ... Charles was induced to determine upon the immediate expulsion of the Order from ..."

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