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  1. the act of purging
  2. evacuation of the bowels or of pipes
  3. forcible removal of undesirable people from political activity, etc.
    verb (purg, ing)
    1. (transitive) to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurity, impurities
    2. (transitive) (religion) to free from sin, guilt, or the burden or responsibility of misdeeds
    3. (transitive) (medicine) to void the bowel
    4. (transitive) (law) to clear of a charge, suspicion, or imputation
    • German: sí¤ubern
    • Italian: (t, it, purgare)
    Etymology: French purger, Latin purgare, from purus, "clean", "pure".

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