transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [person] hacerle* el vacío a, aislar*; [History/Historia] condenar al ostracismo; [nation] aislar* she was ostracized by her fellow workers sus compañeros de trabajo le hacían el vacíoMore example sentences
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- You would essentially be ostracising yourself from your society's culture.
- It was almost impossible for them to contemplate escaping to a society that would only ostracise them and condemn them as sinners.
- Those who stepped out of line, who adopted Western styles or non-conformist attitudes, found themselves ostracized, assaulted, and even imprisoned.
- The chief result of the War was that the Athenian Empire was divided, the subject states of the Delian league were liberated, direct democracy failed and Pericles was ostracized.
- This was the issue on which opposition to him was focused by Thucydides son of Melesias, a relative of Cimon, but Thucydides was ostracized c. 443 and the building continued.
- Requiring that someone had over 6000 votes before being ostracised was an added feature to try to ensure that only when a person was unpopular with a large number of voters was exile the result.
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