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ik si zhuhn

  • n  the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
    both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause
  • n  surgical removal of a body part or tissue
  • n  the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society
  • n  the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence

  • We will let other Potterphiles debate the movie's excision of the book's spooky Halloween party, or its use of a Sorting Hat that speaks its musings aloud instead of whispering .
  • The only cure is subtotal excision of the troublesome thyroid.
  • That is gone thanks to the Catholic Church's excision of all vestiges of anti-Judaism from its liturgy.
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  • Dance-techno concert at MontBleu
    Bass Camp Lake Tahoe 2013 is described as a multimedia-charged concert with dance heavyweights Excision featuring The Executioner Video & Lighting, Installation, Adventure Club, Seven Lions, The M Machine, AndDrop! and Fiasko Danielswill. The concert is July 20 at MontBleu in Stateline. The show begins [...]
    June 22, 2013 - Lake Tahoe News

  • Chris Evans in The Australian
    The Rudd Government has also consistently made clear its commitment to maintain a system of mandatory detention and excision,Senator Evans said. "As part of this system of mandatory detention, all unauthorised boat arrivals will be...
  • Christopher Andrew in guardian.co.uk
    In the book, Andrew writes: "The most difficult part of the clearance process has concerned the requirements of other government departments. One significant excision as a result of these requirements in Chapter E4 [entitled The Wilson Plot"]...

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