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1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a person who has been expelled from a caste
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a person having no caste
(Anthropology & Ethnology) (tr) to cause (someone) to lose his or her caste
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. (in India) a person who has left or been expelled from his or her caste.
2. a person of no caste.
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Past participle: outcasted
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|Noun||1.||outcaste - a person belonging to no caste|
|Adj.||1.||outcaste - not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society; "the foreigner was a casteless person"|
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
unwanted - not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens"
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