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expatriate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of expatriate

  1. a person forced to emigrate for political reasons <while in exile, the deposed king was accompanied by a small band of loyal expatriates> Synonyms deportee, evacuee, exile, expat [chiefly British], émigré, refugeeRelated Words alien, fugitive; castoff, outcast, pariah; loyalist, patriot




expatriate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of expatriate

  1. to force to leave a country <members of the deposed dictator's once-feared political party were expatriated as well> Synonyms deport, displace, exile, banish, relegate, transportRelated Words cast out, dismiss, eject, eliminate, evict, exclude, expel, expulse, kick out, oust, run out, throw out; excommunicate, ostracize, reject, repudiate, spurn; dispossessNear Antonyms naturalize, repatriate; accept, admit, receive, take in; entertain, harbor, house, shelter





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