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Banishment vs. Exile

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Banishmentnoun

The act of banishing.

‘The judge pronounced banishment upon the war criminal.’;

Exilenoun

(uncountable) The state of being banished from one's home or country.

‘He lived in exile.’; ‘They chose exile rather than assimilation.’;

Banishmentnoun

The state of being banished, exile.

‘He has been in banishment from his home country for well over four years.’;

Exilenoun

(countable) Someone who is banished from their home or country.

‘She lived as an exile.’;

Banishmentnoun

The act of banishing, or the state of being banished.

‘He secured himself by the banishment of his enemies.’; ‘Round the wide world in banishment we roam.’;

Exileverb

(transitive) To send into exile.

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Banishmentnoun

the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent);

‘the association should get rid of its elderly members--not by euthanasia, of course, but by Coventry’;

Exilenoun

Forced separation from one's native country; expulsion from one's home by the civil authority; banishment; sometimes, voluntary separation from one's native country.

‘Let them be recalled from their exile.’;

Banishmentnoun

rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone

Exilenoun

The person expelled from his country by authority; also, one who separates himself from his home.

‘Thou art in exile, and thou must not stay.’;

Exileverb

To banish or expel from one's own country or home; to drive away.

‘Calling home our exiled friends abroad.’;

Exileadjective

Small; slender; thin; fine.

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Exilenoun

voluntarily absent from home or country

Exilenoun

expelled from home or country by authority

Exilenoun

the act of expelling a person from their native land;

‘men in exile dream of hope’; ‘his deportation to a penal colony’; ‘the expatriation of wealthy farmers’; ‘the sentence was one of transportation for life’;

Exileverb

expel from a country;

‘The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions’;

Exile

To be in exile means to be forced away from one's home (i.e. village, town, city, state, province, territory or even country) and unable to return.

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