- 1The action of forcing someone to leave an organization: his expulsion from the union [count noun]: a rise in the number of pupil expulsionsMore example sentences
- Legal rights for parents to appeal against suspension or expulsion from schools have made it more difficult to exclude troublesome students.
- In the University of the East, 10 student leaders who participated in last semester's protest are now facing a one-year suspension and expulsion from the university.
- The protests won widespread support despite freezing cold temperatures in many parts of the US and threats of suspension or expulsion from some high school administrators.
- 1.1The action or process of forcing someone to leave a place: the expulsion of two diplomats from the embassyMore example sentences
- Forced expulsion and mass ethnic cleansing were added to the human rights abuse record of torture, disappearance, and assassination.
- We are not demanding mass expulsions but we're asking that everybody in positions of authority signal that there is a problem.
- The UN emergency relief co-ordinator warned on Monday that the mass expulsions could lead to a humanitarian crisis.
- 1.2The action of forcing something out of the body: oxytocin causes expulsion of milk from the lactating mammary glandMore example sentences
- Dehydration is common following the farrowing process because the sow has lost body water from the expulsion of birth products.
- The healer sighed as she slumped, her body exhausted after the expulsion of energy.
- Vomiting was defined as expulsion of gastric material occurring at least once in the previous 24 hours.
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- Uncontrolled hypertension presents an increased risk of orbital haemorrhage during injection of local anaesthetic and potentially of peroperative suprachoroidal expulsive haemorrhage.
- Traction should be in line with the pelvic axis and coordinated with maternal expulsive efforts.
- He was so outraged by what he saw as a sort of angry, expulsive element, that he wanted no truck with it.
late Middle English: from Latin expulsio(n-), from expellere 'drive out' (see expel).