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ejection

EJEC'TION, n. [L. ejectio.] The act of casting out; expulsion.

1. Dismission from office.

2. Dispossession; a turning out from possession by force or authority.

3. The discharge of any excrementitious matter through the pores or other emunctories; evacuation; vomiting.

4. Rejection.



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EJEC'TION, n. [L. ejectio.] The act of casting out; expulsion.

1. Dismission from office.

2. Dispossession; a turning out from possession by force or authority.

3. The discharge of any excrementitious matter through the pores or other emunctories; evacuation; vomiting.

4. Rejection.

E-JEC'TION, n. [L. ejectio.]

  1. The act of casting out; expulsion.
  2. Dismission from office.
  3. Dispossession; a turning out from possession by force or authority.
  4. The discharge of any excrementitious matter through the pores or other emunctories; evacuation; vomiting; discharge by stool.
  5. Rejection.

E*jec"tion
  1. The act of ejecting or casting out; discharge; expulsion; evacuation.

    "Vast ejection of ashes." Eustace. "The ejection of a word." Johnson.
  2. The act or process of discharging anything from the body, particularly the excretions.
  3. The state of being ejected or cast out; dispossession; banishment.
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Ejection

EJEC'TION, noun [Latin ejectio.] The act of casting out; expulsion.

1. Dismission from office.

2. Dispossession; a turning out from possession by force or authority.

3. The discharge of any excrementitious matter through the pores or other emunctories; evacuation; vomiting.

4. Rejection.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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PRECE'DE, v.t. [L. proecedo; proe, before, and cedo, to more.]

1. To go before in the order of time. The corruption of morals precedes the ruin of a state.

2. To go before in rank or importance.

3. To cause something to be before; to make to take place in prior time.

It is usual to precede hostilities by a public declaration. [Unusual.]

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