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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Purification; Prosecution of Italian and French officials after World War II.

Usage examples (7)
  • Some say the epuration after the war was not enough to prevent future wars.
  • Like other clever devices, however, 'epuration' may possibly be carried too far.
  • And 'epuration' is the euphemism invented to describe the simple process of kicking out the office-holder who is in, to make room for the office-seeker who is out.
  • There are a hundred ways in which a triumphant Administration conducted on the principles of the 'epuration' policy may harass and annoy an unsuccessful banner-bearer of the for more
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