Simple Definition of expulsion
: the act of forcing someone to leave a place (such as a country or a school) : the act of expelling someone
: the act of forcing something out : the act of expelling something
Full Definition of expulsion
: the act of expelling : the state of being expelled
Examples of expulsion in a sentence
The government engaged in mass expulsions.
the expulsion of air from the lungs
Origin of expulsion
Middle English, from Anglo-French expulsioun, from Latin expulsion-, expulsio, from expellere to expel
First Known Use: 15th century
EXPULSION Defined for Kids
Definition of expulsion for Students
: the act of forcing to leave : the state of being forced to leave
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