Examples of repatriate in a Sentence
Countries are required to repatriate prisoners of war when conflict has ended.
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In Germany, the Kabul blast was sure to fuel a debate over the government’s efforts to repatriate Afghans whose applications for asylum had been rejected.
Sri Lanka responds by repatriating 114 peacekeepers still on deployment.
In that case, the Sri Lankan military repatriated 114 of the peacekeepers, but none was ever jailed.
In the past three years, 319 peacekeepers worldwide have been investigated for abuse; of those, 179 were repatriated or dismissed.
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REPATRIATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of repatriate for English Language Learners
: to return (someone) to his or her own country
business : to send (money) back to your own country
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