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

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Recent Examples on the Web To expulse the Russian team from the Pyeongchang Games? Rebecca R. Ruiz, New York Times, "Russian Hackers Release Stolen Emails in New Effort to Undermine Doping Investigators," 10 Jan. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Expulse.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expulse. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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