US: /ɪkˈspəɫʃən/
UK: /ɛkspˈʌlʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

expulsion /iks'pʌlʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự đuổi, sự tống ra, sự trục xuất
    • (y học) sự sổ (thai, nhau)

Advanced English dictionary

noun ~ (from ...)
1 [U, C] the act of forcing sb to leave a place; the act of EXPELLING sb: These events led to the expulsion of senior diplomats from the country. + Troops are engaged in the expulsion of enemy forces from the area.
2 [U, C] the act of sending sb away from a school or an organization, so that they can no longer belong to it; the act of EXPELLING sb: The headteacher threatened the three girls with expulsion. + The club faces expulsion from the football league.
3 [U] (formal) the act of sending or driving a substance out of your body or a container: the expulsion of air from the lungs

Thesaurus dictionary

expelling, ejection, eviction, repudiation, ouster, removal, dismissal, discharge; Colloq the (old) heave-ho, Brit the boot, the sack, sacking, US the bounce:
His expulsion from the pub was accompanied by cheers from the patrons.

Collocation dictionary


automatic | immediate | mass | forced


lead to, result in
Copying from another candidate results in automatic expulsion.
| call for, demand | order
The government ordered the immediate expulsion of the two men.
| be threatened with, face
Several pupils now face expulsion.
| appeal against
an ex-party member who intends to appeal against his expulsion


~ from
her expulsion from the society


ground(s) for expulsion
His disruptive behaviour was felt to be sufficient grounds for his expulsion.

Concise English dictionary

+the act of forcing out someone or something
+squeezing out by applying pressure
+the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting