Translation of expulsion in Spanish:

expulsion

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspʌlʃən/

n

  • 1 u c (from school, union, country) expulsión (f) he threatened him with expulsion lo amenazó con expulsarlo (before n) expulsion order (in (UK) ) orden (f) de expulsión
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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