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excommunication

noun ex·com·mu·ni·ca·tion \-ˌmyü-nə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of EXCOMMUNICATION

1
:  an ecclesiastical censure depriving a person of the rights of church membership
2
:  exclusion from fellowship in a group or community
ex·com·mu·ni·ca·tive \-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā-tiv, -ni-kət-\ adjective

First Known Use of EXCOMMUNICATION

15th century

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