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

excommunicate

verb
     
Related topics: Christianity
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]

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