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expatriate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of expatriate

  1. a person forced to emigrate for political reasons while in exile, the deposed king was accompanied by a small band of loyal expatriates Synonyms deportee, evacuee, exile, expat [chiefly British], émigré, refugeeRelated Words alien, fugitive; castoff, outcast, pariah; loyalist, patriot

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expatriate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of expatriate

  1. to force to leave a country members of the deposed dictator's once-feared political party were expatriated as well Synonyms deport, displace, exile, banish, relegate, transportRelated Words cast out, dismiss, eject, eliminate, evict, exclude, expel, expulse, kick out, oust, run out, throw out; excommunicate, ostracize, reject, repudiate, spurn; dispossessNear Antonyms naturalize, repatriate; accept, admit, receive, take in; entertain, harbor, house, shelter



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