exauctorate

transitive verb ex·auc·to·rate \egˈzȯktəˌrāt, ekˈsȯ-\

Definition of exauctorate

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  to deprive of authority :  dismiss

exauctoration

noun, plural

-s

archaic

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Origin and Etymology of exauctorate

Latin exauctoratus, past participle of exauctorare, from ex- 1ex- + (se) auctorare to hire oneself out, from auctor author, bail, security — more at author


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