expulsion expulsion  /ɪk ˈspəl ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of forcing out someone or something
  2. (n) squeezing out by applying pressure
  3. (n) the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting

Usage(s):

  1. Uganda's Asians meantime made preparations for what had become a flight as much as an expulsion.
  2. Now Baker is facing expulsion and a possible sentence of five years on federal charges of sending threats over state lines.

News

  1. Visalia Unified receives $10K grant

    Visalia Unified School District will receive a $10,000 grant to research ways of bringing its expulsion and suspension rates down, said Todd Oto, assistant superintendent for Visalia Unified.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Visalia Times-Delta / Tulare Advance-Register

  2. Italy's 5-Star seeks expulsion of rebel who criticized founder

    ROME (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement agreed on Monday to hold an online vote on the expulsion of a senator who publicly attacked its founder, Beppe Grillo, raising the risk of a split in the group. Senator Adele Gambaro last week openly expressed her unhappiness with Grillo's autocratic style, blaming him for 5-Star's poor showing in recent local elections ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Soldiers Killed During Overnight Attacks in Benghazi

    Six were killed early Saturday in assaults believed to be retaliation for the expulsion of a major militia from the city last weekend.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

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. "I am deeply concerned by reports coming out of Honduras regarding the detention and expulsion of President Mel Zelaya," Obama said in a written statement.
    on Jun 28, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  3. "Iran's action, first the expulsion of two diplomats and now the arrest of a number of our locally engaged staff, is unacceptable, unjustified and without foundation," Prime Minister Gordon Brown told reporters in London.
    on Jun 29, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters

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