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excommunicate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
excommunicateex‧com‧mu‧ni‧cate /ˌekskəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt/ verb [transitive]  RRCto punish someone by no longer allowing them to be a member of the Roman Catholic churchexcommunication /ˌekskəmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
excommunicateOne influential local bishop warned that women who sought abortion would be excommunicated.The second excommunicated all clergy who did homage to laymen for ecclesiastical possessions, as well as those who associated with them afterwards.You'd have us excommunicated and hanged inside a month.They say that local field workers now worry about being excommunicated by the Church.If Miguel were excommunicated, Careta would probably turn his back on him if he saw him on the street.He was excommunicated from the Pack.When Ambrose heard of this he excommunicated Theodosius and refused to give him the sacraments until he had done public penance.
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Verb table
excommunicate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexcommunicate
he, she, itexcommunicates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexcommunicated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave excommunicated
he, she, ithas excommunicated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad excommunicated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill excommunicate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have excommunicated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam excommunicating
he, she, itis excommunicating
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you, we, theyare excommunicating
Past
I, he, she, itwas excommunicating
you, we, theywere excommunicating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been excommunicating
he, she, ithas been excommunicating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been excommunicating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be excommunicating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been excommunicating
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