expelled expelled  /ɪk ˈspɛld/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) force to leave or move out
  2. (v) remove from a position or office
  3. (v) cause to flee
  4. (v) eliminate (a substance)

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Liu was criticized, expelled and barred from publishing.
  2. Seven of the expelled clergymen had joined Archbishop Miguel Obando y Bravo and several hundred protesters in a march through Managua on Monday.
  3. The student body was split: The boys should have been expelled; they shouldn't have been.

News

  1. Christian College Expels Lesbian, Charges Tuition

    A 24-year-old Nebraska woman is fighting a fundamentalist Christian college that's insisting she repay $6,000 in federal loans and grants because she didn't complete her final semester after she was expelled because of a lesbian relationship.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KOLN Lincoln

  2. Petition Asks Christian School to Forgive Debt of Expelled Lesbian Student

    An online petition that has garnered more than 35,000 signatures says a Christian university should forgive the debt of a former student who was expelled for being gay, though school officials say the university's sexual misconduct and financial policies were made clear in its student handbook.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  3. Danielle Powell Expelled For Being A Lesbian

    Danielle Powell was one semester away from her graduation when she was expelled from Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska because she was in a same-sex relationship. Grace University is a ‘premier Midwest Christian college’ according to Daily Mail. Powell has now been told that she must repay the university $6,300 in grants that the school [...] Danielle Powell Expelled For Being A Lesbian is a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "The locality has been a hub of militants. Locals set up a militia and expelled the militants from this area. This attack seems to be a reaction to their expulsion," Ayub Khan, the local police chief, told reporters.
    on Jan 1, 2010 By: Ayub Khan Source: Common Dreams (press release)

  2. In the speech, Obama said, "Even if we did have only Christians in our midst, if we expelled every non-Christian from the United States of America, whose Christianity would we teach in the schools? Would we go with James Dobson's or Al Sharpton's?"
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN International

  3. Party leader Nick Griffin said: "It was entirely wrongly used without authority by a very small group of previous party members who were expelled late last year who then passed it on, to who we simply don't know. All we can say is that if we find...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Nick Griffin Source: Southern Daily Echo

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