American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of expunging or the condition of being expunged: expunction of the records of the crime.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of expunging or erasing; removal by erasure; a blotting out or leaving out.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of expunging or erasing; the condition of being expunged.
- n. deletion by an act of expunging or erasing
- Late Latin expūnctiō, expūnctiōn-, execution, from Latin expūnctus, past participle of expungere, to strike out; see expunge. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The fact of the conviction, the fact of the pardon, the fact of the expunction (if that is the procedure used) are all public acts of the government.”
“The fact of the conviction, the fact of the pardon, the fact of the expunction if that is the procedure used are all public acts of the government.”
“By this process the essence of two or more old comedies is extracted; their characters and plots amalgamated; and the whole "rectified" by the careful expunction of equivocal passages.”
“This double use of expunction and cancellation is not uncommon in our oldest manuscripts.”
“If punishment means atonement, he had the opportunity of making that right very suddenly, and if pardon means expunction, then I don't see why that offence hasn't been pretty well wiped out.”
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“Rekoff is expected to produce an expunction order that allows the district attorney, Galveston police and Department of Public Safety to maintain their evidence and other records concerning the trial until Sistrunk decides whether to bring more charges that might have arisen in conjunction with the events surrounding Gonzales 'death.”
“The proposed expunction order should result in an additional 30 days beginning Wednesday for the district attorney to decide on whether to bring additional charges against Kenney.”
“The court has 30 days to grant an expunction, but a defendant acquitted can ask for an expunction at anytime, Rekoff said.”
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