[ eks-kuh-myoo-ni-key-shuhn ]
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  1. the act of excommunicating.

  2. the state of being excommunicated.

  1. the ecclesiastical sentence by which a person is excommunicated.

Origin of excommunication

1425–75; late Middle English <Late Latin excommūnicātiōn- (stem of excommūnicātiō). See excommunicate, -ion

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