<administration> The removal of pupils from schools for serious breaches of discipline or misconduct.

(08 Mar 2006)

1. The act of excluding, or of shutting out, whether by thrusting out or by preventing admission; a debarring; rejection; prohibition; the state of being excluded. "His sad exclusion from the doors of bliss." (Milton) "The exclusion of the duke from the crown of England and Ireland." (Hume)

2. <physiology> The act of expelling or ejecting a foetus or an egg from the womb.

3. Thing emitted.

Origin: L. Exclusio: cf. F. Exclusion. See Exclude.

(01 Mar 1998)

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