Definitions of excision:
- noun: the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
- noun: the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church; cutting a person off from a religious society
- noun: the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
Example: "Both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
- noun: surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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