expunge expunge  /ɪk ˈspəndʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

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Usage(s):

  1. James completed over 300 hours of community service so that the Judge would expunge his criminal record.
  2. The Speaker of the Parliament expunged the personal attack made on Mr Holden during the course of the debate.

News

  1. School Refuses to Lift Suspension for 5-Year-Old Who They Interrogated Over A Cap Gun Until He Wet Himself

    School officials in Calvert County, Md., will not lift the suspension they gave to a kindergartner for bringing a toy cap gun onto his school bus in May despite allegations that school officials interrogated the boy for more than two hours until he wet himself. Dowell Elementary School in Lusby refused to expunge the suspension in a letter on Friday, which was obtained by The Washington Post ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. Process to Clear Your Record Simplified by State Specific Expunge Kits

    LegalSeal launches expungement kits tailored for every state (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/seal-your-records/2013-06/prweb10829352.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Suspension won’t be removed for five-year-old grilled over cap gun who then peed his pants

    School officials in Calvert County, Maryland have denied a request to expunge the suspension of the kindergartener who brought a plastic cap gun on a school bus last month and then wet his pants during a subsequent interrogation.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Caller via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Today we form a partnership that will protect children, purge predators, and expunge inappropriate content including pornography," says Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: MyFox Saint Louis

  2. The action against Green "has done nothing to expunge from the minds of people in Australia a feeling that this is an undemocratic, arbitrary and pre-emptory regime," Howard said at a joint news conference with Clark.
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: John Howard Source: International Herald Tribune

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