expat

noun ex·pat \ ˈeks-ˌpat \
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018

Definition of expat

chiefly British
: an expatriate person : expatriate

Examples of expat in a Sentence

  1. a network of expats in London keeps her from missing the family she left behind

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1962

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