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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Banishment into the country; Temporary dismissal of a student from a university; The action of retiring to and living in the country.

Usage examples (37)
  • Whatever the nature of the punishment, it was not what is known as rustication; for
  • James Russell Lowell was forced into "rustication" for two months in his senior year at Harvard and compelled to read John Locke and other difficult authors during the...
  • Our rustication issue got buried down in the thick of the movement.
  • “So this rustication was not exactly of your own choice?” she said. for more
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