ejection vs expulsion what difference

what is difference between ejection and expulsion

English

Etymology

From Middle French éjection, from Latin eiectio.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˈdʒɛkʃən/, /iˈdʒɛkʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkʃən

Noun

ejection (countable and uncountable, plural ejections)

  1. The act of ejecting.
  2. That which is ejected.

Derived terms

  • ejection seat

Translations



English

Etymology

From Middle English expulsioun, from Old French expulsion, from Latin expulsio, expulsionem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈspʌlʃən/

Noun

expulsion (countable and uncountable, plural expulsions)

  1. The act of expelling or the state of being expelled.

Antonyms

  • impulsion

Related terms

  • expel

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin expulsio, expulsionem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.spyl.sjɔ̃/

Noun

expulsion f (plural expulsions)

  1. expulsion
  2. (sports) sending-off, red card, dismissal

Related terms

  • expulser

Further reading

  • “expulsion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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