expulsive

[ ik-spuhl-siv ]
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adjective
  1. tending or serving to expel.

Origin of expulsive

1
1350–1400; Middle English <Middle French expulsive (feminine) <Medieval Latin expulsīvus.See expulsion, -ive

Other words from expulsive

  • non·ex·pul·sive, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for expulsive

expulsive

/ (ɪkˈspʌlsɪv) /


adjective
  1. tending or serving to expel

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