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expunge (something) from (something)

To remove or delete something from something. The term is often used in reference to legal issues. When will this offense be expunged from my record?
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expunge something from something

to erase something from something. The judge ordered the clerk to expunge the comment from the record. Please expunge the lawyer's remark from the transcript.
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In its review petition, NAB had requested the court to expunge paragraphs 6, 23, 27 and 32 from the Hudaibya judgement by arguing that they seemed to be superfluous and irrelevant.
Instead of NAB, Gen Musharraf should have come to the court with a request to expunge these observations, Justice Isa observed.
There's a very simple way for Somnath Bharti to prove his innocence: petition the court to expunge its remarks
MoS for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla too, and asked the Chair to expunge the remarks.
Ongpin will appeal to the Supreme Court the dismissal by the Court of Appeals of his petition to expunge a P412-million derivative suit since it was "based on a technicality," according to his counsel.
ISLAMABAD -- The Inter-Services Intelligence has filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), asking it to expunge adverse remarks of a high court judge from a judicial order in which he had accused ISI officials of manipulating judicial proceedings.
The apex court also sought a reply from the government whether it wanted to expunge the words used by the PEMRA Chairman against media houses from the Media Commission's report or not.
KARACHI -- The Sindh Assembly on Monday realised that the rule to expunge words and sentences, which the chair deemed outside the pale of parliamentary decency, held little efficacy in modern times as the live feed of the proceedings of the house being telecast by local TV channels should be checked through certain time-delay mechanism.
ISLAMABAD -- Members of Awami National Party (ANP) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) demanded expunge remarks of Captain (Retd) Safdar against Bacha Khan, founder of ANP, in National Assembly Tuesday.
Beleaguered Asad Qaisar ordered the staff members to expunge Zar Gul's words and repeatedly urged the opposition members to resume seats to help him go ahead with the agenda.
Noor Alam Khan Of PPP also condemned the remarks against Bacha Khan and demanded expunge of these remarks of a member against Bacha Khan.
The High Court has declined to allow an application seeking to expunge a report by the EACC in the Sh8 billion Karen land case.
The verdict's para number four negated measures taken by the commission, it said, requesting the apex court to expunge observations against the ECP from the verdict.
The petition being drafted on behalf of the PTI will plead with the Supreme Court to expunge certain remarks from the Feb 6 judgement about the 2014 sit-in staged by the PTI and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).
it is also a major problem for petroleum refiners, who by law must drive their fossil fuels through lengthy and costly catalytic steps to expunge sulfur from their best oil and gasoline blends.