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v. rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing, rus·ti·cates
To go to or live in the country.
1. To send to the country.
2. Chiefly British To suspend (a student) from a university.
3. To cut or shape (masonry blocks) with deep-set joints and a rough-hewn face.

[Latin rūsticārī, rūsticāt-, from rūsticus, rustic; see rustic.]

rus′ti·ca′tion n.
rus′ti·ca′tor n.


- A trip to the country.
See also related terms for trip.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rustication - the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.rustication - the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
3.rustication - the action of retiring to and living in the country
retirement - withdrawal from your position or occupation
4.rustication - temporary dismissal of a student from a university
temporary removal, suspension - a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
5.rustication - banishment into the country
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone


[ˌrʌstɪˈkeɪʃən] N (Brit) (Univ) → suspensión f temporal
References in classic literature ?
I hadn't realised till this moment how I had been missing it all these days of rustication, and my heart went out to it with a vast homesickness.
From the cradle their children, instead of going to the Public Elementary schools (where the art of Feeling is taught), are sent to higher Seminaries of an exclusive character; and at our illustrious University, to "feel" is regarded as a most serious fault, involving Rustication for the first offence, and Expulsion for the second.
The expulsion means now the students cannot get admission in any department of the university forever while rustication is for one year.
It is pertinent to note that expulsion means now the student cannot get admission in any department of the university forever while rustication is for one year.
After expulsion, a person cannot get admission to any department of the university forever while rustication is just a one-year bar.
It may be noted that expulsion means now the student cannot ever get admission in any department of the university, while rustication is for one year.
That marble-walled link glows inside and from without creates a luminescence which speaks of the fineness of material and, in its framing, of the blocky rustication on the base of the historic building.
He was commenting on the ongoing standoff between some students of the varsity and the administration of the state-owned university over rustication of the former following armed clashes in May.
Vemula committed suicide after his rustication, allegedly at the behest of Irani.
FAISALABAD -- Security guards of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) thrashed media personnel on Tuesday as they attempted to follow up on rustication of three students earlier this month.
0000001 ragging * significant Table 4: Punishments for ragging Characteristic Pre-test Post-test Cancellation of admission 3 20 Suspension from attending classes, 39 125 expulsion from hostel Debarring from test and 5 9 withholding/withdrawing scholarship and result Rustication from the institution for 1 85 period ranging from 1 to 4 semesters Expulsion from the institution and 2 99 debarring from admission to any other institution Fine up to Rs.
The sole representative of ABVP in an otherwise Left-dominated JNUSU, Saurabh Sharma, told Mail Today that he had already written to the V-C, demanding stern action against the accused, including his immediate rustication from the varsity.