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The act of expunging or the condition of being expunged: expunction of the records of the crime.
[Late Latin expūnctiō, expūnctiōn-, execution, from Latin expūnctus, past participle of expungere, to strike out; see expunge.]
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the act of expunging or the state of being expunged.
[1600–10; < Late Latin expūnctiō, completion]
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|Noun||1.||expunction - deletion by an act of expunging or erasing|
deletion - the act of deleting something written or printed
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