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compatriot

noun [C] uk   /kəmˈpæt.ri.ət/ us    /-ˈpeɪ.tri-/
formal a person who comes from the same countryCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names US a friend or someone you work withFriends, acquaintances and contemporariesEmployees and colleagues
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