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Definition of banishment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

banishment

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbænɪʃmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbænɪʃmənt//
 
[uncountable] Types of punishment
 
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the punishment of being sent away from a place, especially from a country a life of banishment in an alien country Lady Montague dies of grief at Romeo’s banishment. See related entries: Types of punishment
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: banishment