expelling expelling  /ɪk ˈspɛ lɪŋ/

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)
  5. (n) any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. On Thursday, the government announced it was expelling three more groups.
  2. When the Party responded by denouncing and expelling him, his first reaction was to blame himself.
  3. Papering over the problem by expelling Blackwater from Iraq leaves dozens of other companies working in Iraq, with their fingers on the trigger.

News

  • Ghana Expels Illegal Chinese Gold Miners

    Ghana is expelling more than 160 Chinese nationals as part of a recent crackdown on illegal gold mining. The government announced the expulsions this week, about a month after President John Dramani Mahama formed a task force to curb illegal mining in Ghana, Africa's second largest gold exporter behind South Africa. An official with Ghana's Immigration Service, Public Affairs head Francis ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Voice of America

Quotes

  1. "Iran yesterday took the unjustified step of expelling two British diplomats over allegations which are absolutely without foundation," Brown told parliament.
    on Jun 23, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters

  2. "Expelling diplomats is not the way for neighbors to conduct their relationship," Peters said.
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Winston Peters Source: Taipei Times

  3. Taxi driver Mitch Winehouse told The Sun: "Amy is very ill and is suffering horrific withdrawal symptoms - shivering and constantly throwing up. Her body is expelling all the rubbish. One thing helping Amy is her Marilyn Monroe films. Amy loves Some...
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Amy Winehouse Source: Digital Spy

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