deportee

noun de·por·tee \ ˌdē-ˌpȯr-ˈtē , di- \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of deportee

: one who has been deported or is under sentence of deportation

Examples of deportee in a Sentence

  1. the deportee vowed that he would someday return to a liberated nation

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First Known Use of deportee

1865

deportee Synonyms

Synonyms
émigré, evacuee, exile, expat [chiefly British], expatriate, refugee
Related Words
alien, fugitive; castoff, outcast, pariah; loyalist, patriot

Law Dictionary

deportee

noun de·por·tee \ ˌdē-ˌpōr-ˈtē \

legal Definition of deportee

: a person who has been deported or is under an order of deportation


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