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expurgated

view main entry for expurgatedadjective  /ˈekspərˌɡeɪtəd/
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expurgateexpurgatesexpurgatingexpurgatedexpurgated

verb [transitive]

expurgationexpurgations

  /ˌekspərˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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