Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: excision
IPA transcription: [ɪks'ɪʒən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: extirpation, excision, deracination
    Meaning: the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
  • Synonyms: excommunication, excision
    Meaning: 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: ablation, extirpation, cutting_out, excision
    Meaning: surgical removal of a body part or tissue
  • Synonyms: deletion, excision, cut
    Meaning: the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
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