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RUSTICATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does rustication mean? 

RUSTICATION (noun)
  The noun RUSTICATION has 5 senses:

1. the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
2. the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner
3. the action of retiring to and living in the country
4. temporary dismissal of a student from a university
5. banishment into the country

  Familiarity information: RUSTICATION used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


RUSTICATION (noun)


Sense 1rustication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition naturally attaching to life in the country

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("rustication" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)


Sense 2rustication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("rustication" is a kind of...):

building; construction (the act of constructing something)


Sense 3rustication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The action of retiring to and living in the country

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("rustication" is a kind of...):

retirement (withdrawal from your position or occupation)


Sense 4rustication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Temporary dismissal of a student from a university

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("rustication" is a kind of...):

suspension; temporary removal (a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc))

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


Sense 5rustication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Banishment into the country

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("rustication" is a kind of...):

banishment; proscription (rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone)


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