excommunication

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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.

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]
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
Translations
ekskomunikacija
ekskomunika

excommunication

[ˈekskəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən] Nexcomunión f

excommunication

[ˌɛkskəmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən] n [member of church] → excommunication f

excommunication

excommunication

[ˈɛkskəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn] nscomunica
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