Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: CHRISTIANITY

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: , past participle of excommunicare, from communicare; COMMUNICATE

excommunicate

verb
     
ex‧com‧mu‧ni‧cate [transitive]
RRC to punish someone by no longer allowing them to be a member of the Roman Catholic church
excommunication noun [uncountable and countable]
Word of the Day
The CHRISTIANITY
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics