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expatriate

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verb, ex·pa·tri·ate \ek-ˈspā-trē-ˌāt\

Definition of expatriate

expatriatedexpatriating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  banish, exile

  3. 2 :  to withdraw (oneself) from residence in or allegiance to one's native country

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to leave one's native country to live elsewhere; also :  to renounce allegiance to one's native country

expatriate \-ˌāt, -ət\ noun
expatriation play \(ˌ)ek-ˌspā-trē-ˈā-shən\ noun


Examples of expatriate in a sentence

  1. <members of the deposed dictator's once-feared political party were expatriated as well>



Origin of expatriate

Medieval Latin expatriatus, past participle of expatriare to leave one's own country, from Latin ex- + patria native country, from feminine of patrius of a father, from patr-, pater father — more at father


First Known Use: 1768

Rhymes with expatriate

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expatriate

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adjective ex·pa·tri·ate \ek-ˈspā-trē-ət, -trē-ˌāt\

Definition of expatriate

  1. :  living in a foreign land



1812

First Known Use of expatriate

1812


Law Dictionary

expatriate

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verb ex·pa·tri·ate \ek-ˈspā-trē-ˌāt\

Legal Definition of expatriate

expatriatedexpatriating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to voluntarily withdraw (oneself) from allegiance to one's native country
  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to renounce allegiance to one's country and abandon one's nationality voluntarily

expatriate \-trē-ət\ noun
expatriation \ek-ˌspā-trē-ˈā-shən\ play noun




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