Definition of 'expel'
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His traumatised son was expelled from two schools. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He had been expelled from school in Plymouth when his attendance dipped to 20 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They must show strength to expel big clubs. The Sun (2012)The club were expelled earlier this month for financial irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her body is expelling all the rubbish. The Sun (2008)Most world leaders might be embarrassed to have a spy ring exposed and expelled from another country. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It said that the youth team had been withdrawn from the league and the suspects expelled from the club. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hundreds of youngsters have been expelled from school over drugs incidents when there might have been better ways of handling the issue. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)She explains that the reason her book club is looking for reinforcements is because it was forced to expel one of its founding members. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You only have to drink 250ml of booze for your body to expel up to four times as much liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was expelled from school at 15 for being a wild one! Times, Sunday Times (2012)A good number are expelled from school, as he was. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I was expelled from school at 16 and my brother got asked to leave at the same age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The former teacher was not charged with any crime in Thailand and was expelled from the country because he was regarded as an undesirable person. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This could result in the club being expelled from the Heineken Cup. The Sun (2009)It led to the club being expelled from the Twenty20 Cup. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Meanwhile, another couple are looking after a demanding 14-year-old who has been expelled from school. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Uefa has the power to expel the Spanish club from the competition, although that is highly unlikely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'expel'
British English: expel /ɪkˈspɛl/ VERB
If someone is expelled from a school or organization, they are officially told to leave because they have behaved badly.
He was expelled from school for fighting.
- American English: expel
- Arabic: يَطْرُدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: expelir
- Chinese: 开除
- Croatian: izbaciti
- Czech: vyloučit ze školy, organizace
- Danish: bortvise
- Dutch: wegzenden
- European Spanish: expulsar
- Finnish: karkottaa
- French: expulser
- German: vertreiben
- Greek: αποβάλλω
- Italian: espellere
- Japanese: 追い出す
- Korean: 쫓아내다
- Norwegian: kaste ut
- Polish: wydalić
- European Portuguese: expelir
- Romanian: a exmatricula
- Russian: исключать
- Spanish: expulsar
- Swedish: relegera
- Thai: ไล่ออก
- Turkish: kovmak
- Ukrainian: виключати
- Vietnamese: đuổi
Definition of expel from the Collins English Dictionary
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