ostracise
British variant of ostracize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ostracisé — ⇒OSTRACISÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de ostraciser. II. Adj. Qui est frappé d ostracisme (v. ce mot A). Philosophes ostracisés. Le premier personnage ostracisé fut Hipparchos en 487/486 (VIAL 1972). Empl. subst. masc. Citoyen frappé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ostracise — os tra*cise, v. t. Same as {ostracize}. [Chiefly Brit.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ostracise — (v.) British English spelling of OSTRACIZE (Cf. ostracize) (q.v.); for suffix, see IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Ostracised …   Etymology dictionary

  • ostracise — (Brit.) É‘strÉ™saɪz / É’s v. exclude; banish; avoid dealing with; (in ancient Greece) impermanently banish a citizen by popular vote (also ostracize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ostracisé — Ostracisme Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ostracisme vient du grec ἐξοστρακίζω, « bannir par ostracisme ») (de ὄστρεον, originellement la coquille d huître, puis le tesson et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ostracise — os·tra·cise …   English syllables

  • ostracise — UK [ˈɒstrəsaɪz] / US [ˈɑstrəˌsaɪz] ostracize …   English dictionary

  • ostracise — /ˈɒstrəsaɪz / (say ostruhsuyz) verb (t) (ostracised, ostracising) 1. to banish (someone) from their native country; expatriate. 2. to exclude by general consent from society, privileges, etc. 3. (in ancient Greece) to banish (a citizen)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ostracise — verb 1. expel from a community or group • Syn: ↑banish, ↑ban, ↑ostracize, ↑shun, ↑cast out, ↑blackball • Derivationally related forms: ↑blackball (f …   Useful english dictionary

  • ostracised — ostracise (Brit.) É‘strÉ™saɪz / É’s v. exclude; banish; avoid dealing with; (in ancient Greece) impermanently banish a citizen by popular vote (also ostracize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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