expel

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: ex‧pel

Verb[change]

Plain form
expel

Third-person singular
expels

Past tense
expelling

Past participle
expelling

Present participle
expelled

  1. (transitive) If someone is expelled, they are no longer a member of a group or organization.
    He was expelled from school.
  2. (transitive) If someone expels a person, they force them to leave a country; they deport them.
  3. (transitive) If someone or something is expelled, they are thrown out; they are ejected; it erupted.

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