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banishment

Definition of banishment

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /bæn'ɪʃmənt/, SAMPA: /b{n"ISm@nt/
  • Hyphenation: ban‧ish‧ment

Noun

banishment (plural banishments)

  1. The act of banishing.

    The judge pronounced banishment upon the war criminal.

  2. The state of being banished, exile.

    He has been in banishment from his home country for well over four years.

Synonyms

References:

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