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ex·com·mu·ni·ca·tion

 (ĕks′kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act of excommunicating.
2. The state of being excommunicated.
3. A formal ecclesiastical censure that deprives a person of the right to belong to a church.
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ex•com•mu•ni•ca•tion

(ˌɛks kəˌmyu nɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of excommunicating.
2. the state of being excommunicated.
3. the sentence by which a person is excommunicated.
[1425–75; < Late Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.excommunication - the state of being excommunicatedexcommunication - the state of being excommunicated  
rejection - the state of being rejected
2.excommunication - the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
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Translations
ekskomunikacija
ekskomunika

excommunication

[ˈekskəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən] Nexcomunión f
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excommunication

[ˌɛkskəmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən] n [member of church] → excommunication f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

excommunication

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

excommunication

[ˈɛkskəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn] nscomunica
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