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    excision - Dictionary definition and meaning for word excision

    (noun) the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
    Synonyms : cut , deletion
    Example Sentence
    • an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors
    • both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause
    (noun) surgical removal of a body part or tissue Definition
    (noun) the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society
    Synonyms : excommunication
    (noun) the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
    Synonyms : deracination , extirpation
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for excision

ex mean remove or take away cision means cutting hence excision means cutting away.

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