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ex·punge / ikˈspənj/ • v. [tr.] erase or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant): the communists had expunged references to the Hitler-Stalin pact. DERIVATIVES: ex·punc·tion / ikˈspəng(k)shən/ n. ex·punge·ment n. ex·pung·er n.

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EXPUNGE

To destroy; blot out; obliterate; erase; efface designedly; strike out wholly. The act of physically destroying information—including criminal records—in files, computers, or other depositories.

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expunge XVII. — L. expungere mark for deletion by points set above or below, f. EX-1 + pungere prick; see POINT.

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