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- n. the act of rusticating (transitive verb sense)
- n. the act of being rusticated (intransitive verb sense)
- n. the process of posting a person or relocating a unit from London (or a command HQ) to elsewhere in the country.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of rusticating, or the state of being rusticated; specifically, the punishment of a student for some offense, by compelling him to leave the institution for a time.
- n. Rustic work.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of rusticating, or the state of being rusticated; residence, especially forced residence, in the country; in universities and colleges, the punishment of a student for some offense by compelling him to leave the institution, and sometimes also compelling him to reside for a time in some other specified place.
- n. In architecture, that species of masonry called rustic work (which see, under rustic).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the action of retiring to and living in the country
- n. the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner
- n. temporary dismissal of a student from a university
- n. the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
- n. banishment into the country
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