ex·​pulse | \ ik-ˈspəls How to pronounce expulse (audio) \
expulsed; expulsing

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Examples of expulse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this case, shed doesn’t mean put in the tool shed but rather release or expulse the live virus into your surroundings. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 8 May 2021 To expulse the Russian team from the Pyeongchang Games? Rebecca R. Ruiz, New York Times, 10 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of expulse

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2021

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“Expulse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expulse. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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