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English noun: riddance

1. riddance (act) the act of removing or getting rid of something


Synonymselimination


Broader (hypernym)remotion, removal


Narrower (hyponym)simplification

2. riddance (act) the act of forcing out someone or something


SamplesThe ejection of troublemakers by the police.
The child's expulsion from school.


Synonymsejection, exclusion, expulsion


Broader (hypernym)banishment, proscription


Narrower (hyponym)barring, blackball, defenestration, deportation, ostracism, ouster, ousting









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