Definition of exeat
1 British : a permit for temporary absence (as from a college or monastery)
2 : a letter of permission allowing a cleric to transfer from one diocese to another : a letter of excardination
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Origin and Etymology of exeat
Latin, let him or her go out, 3d person singular present subjunctive of exire to go out, from ex- 1ex- + ire to go — more at issue
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