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1[mass noun] The punishment of being sent away from a country or other place:‘Adam and Eve's banishment from the Garden of Eden’‘the total banishment of his daughter from the country’figurative ‘his banishment to the political wilderness’
- 1.1 The action of getting rid of something unwanted:‘the banishment of world hunger’
- 1.1 The action of getting rid of something unwanted:
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