expulsion expulsion  /ɪk ˈspəl ʃən/


  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


  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.


  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


  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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