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verb (used without object), rusticated, rusticating.
to go to the country.
to stay or sojourn in the country.
verb (used with object), rusticated, rusticating.
to send to or domicile in the country.
to make rustic, as persons or manners.
to finish (a wall surface) so as to produce or suggest rustication.
British. to suspend (a student) from a university as punishment.
to banish or retire to the country
to make or become rustic in style, behaviour, etc
(transitive) (architect) to finish (an exterior wall) with large blocks of masonry that are separated by deep joints and decorated with a bold, usually textured, design
(transitive) (Brit) to send down from university for a specified time as a punishment


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