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  Definition of Excommunication
  1. the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church; cutting a person off from a religious society
  2. the state of being excommunicated
Similar Words: excision, exclusion, censure

 

Derivational Morphology: excommunicate, curse

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: excommunicatie   Estonian: ekskommunikatsioon  
French: excommunication   German: Exkommunikation  
Greek: αφορισμός   Hebrew: חרם  
Italian: scomunica   Japanese: 破門  
Korean: 파문   Latin: (''Neo-Latin'') excommunicatio  
Norwegian: ekskommunikasjon   Polish: ekskomunika  
Russian: отлучение   Spanish: excomunión  
 
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