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ex·pel / ikˈspel/ • v. (ex·pelled, ex·pel·ling) [tr.] (often be expelled) deprive (someone) of membership of or involvement in a school or other organization: she was expelled from school. ∎  force (someone) to leave a place, esp. a country. ∎  force out or eject (something), esp. from the body: she expelled a shuddering breath.DERIVATIVES: ex·pel·la·ble adj.ex·pel·lee / ˌekspelˈlē/ n.ex·pel·ler n.