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Definition of excommunication:

  1. The act of communicating or ejecting; esp., an ecclesiastical censure whereby the person against whom it is pronounced is, for the time, cast out of the communication of the church; exclusion from fellowship in things spiritual.


animadversion, excision, deletion, expulsion, deracination, elision, exclusion, riddance, exception, censure, ablation, cut, cutting out.

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