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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of expunging or the condition of being expunged: expunction of the records of the crime.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of expunging or erasing.
  • n. The condition of being expunged.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of expunging or erasing; the condition of being expunged.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of expunging or erasing; removal by erasure; a blotting out or leaving out.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. deletion by an act of expunging or erasing

Etymologies

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)

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