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Shunned addresses universal themes of belonging, connection, meaning, and family togetherness; it will resonate across faith lines.
Clearly she's been shunned by her political partners over her decision to appear on I'm A Celebrity.
DIRECTOR-GENERAL, Department of State Services, (DSS), Lawal Daura and the acting Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mohammed Dauda, on Thursday, shunned the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, during a sitting of Senate ad hoc committee investigating the face-off among the agencies.
Jodie shunned advice Jodie, 35, tells us: "My careers advisers told me it was childish to think I was going to go to drama school and become an actor.
Charles Boycott was so thoroughly shunned that his crops rotted in the fields.
The shunned member may or may not have full knowledge of what the estrangement is about or understand exactly what the perceived infraction was due to the lack of structured conflict resolution processes and procedures.
According to Bloomberg, money managers and brokers have shunned Barclays Plc's (LSE: BARC) dark pool, after the bank was accused of lying to clients about high-frequency trading on the venue.
Apparently, anyone who left their organisation is shunned by the remaining members.
Summary: Chemotherapy, a treatment for cancer, is often shunned by patients due to the associated hair loss.
Summary: Rumours that X Factor contestant Kitty Brucknell is being shunned by her housemates have been quashed by the X Factor.
Fear of being shunned is what keeps many members loyal to a religion they no longer fully believe.
Focusing on being a poet when his communist society shunned him, he presents a surreal narrative through his works that shows why he's won many awards in his home country.