banishment

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EtymologyEdit

From banish +‎ -ment.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbænɪʃmənt/
  • Hyphenation: ban‧ish‧ment

NounEdit

banishment (countable and uncountable, plural banishments)

  1. The act of banishing.
    The judge pronounced banishment upon the war criminal.
  2. The state of being banished, exile.
    He has been in banishment from his home country for well over four years.

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