Expunction
Expunction Ex*punc"tion, n. [L. expunctio execution, performance, from expungere. See {Expunge}.] The act of expunging or erasing; the condition of being expunged. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • expunction — ex·punc·tion /ik spəŋk shən/ n: the act of expunging: the state of being expunged Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. expunction …   Law dictionary

  • Expunction — Expunction, lat. deutsch, Ausstreichung; expungiren, ausstreichen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • expunction — [ek spunk′shən, ikspunk′shən] n. [LL expunctio < L expunctus] an expunging or being expunged …   English World dictionary

  • expunction — /ik spungk sheuhn/, n. the act of expunging; erasure. [1600 10; < LL expunction (s. of expunctio) a blotting out, equiv. to L expunct(us) blotted out (ptp. of expungere to EXPUNGE) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • expunction — noun Etymology: Latin expungere Date: 1606 the act of expunging ; the state of being expunged ; erasure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • expunction — noun a) The act of expunging or erasing. b) The condition of being expunged …   Wiktionary

  • expunction — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of erasing or the condition of being erased: cancellation, deletion, erasure, obliteration. See INCLUDE …   English dictionary for students

  • expunction — ex·punc·tion …   English syllables

  • expunction — ex•punc•tion [[t]ɪkˈspʌŋk ʃən[/t]] n. the act of expunging or the state of being expunged • Etymology: 1600–10; < LL expūnctiō, completion …   From formal English to slang

  • expunction — /əkˈspʌŋkʃən/ (say uhk spungkshuhn), /ɛk / (say ek ) noun the act of expunging; an erasure. {Latin expunctus, past participle, struck out + ion} …   Australian English dictionary

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