returnee

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noun re·turn·ee \ ri-ˌtər-ˈnē \

Definition of returnee

:one who returns; especially :one returning to the U.S. after military service overseas

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First Known Use of returnee

1944


RETURNEE Defined for English Language Learners

returnee

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Definition of returnee for English Language Learners

  • : someone who returns to a place or activity; especially : someone who returns to a country after being in another country in prison, in military service, etc.


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