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exile

noun uk   /ˈek.saɪl/ /ˈeɡ.zaɪl/ us  
C2 [U] the condition of someone being sent or kept away from their own country, village, etc., especially for political reasons: The king went into exile because of the political situation in his country. The deposed leaders are currently in exile in the neighbouring country. [C] a person who is sent or kept away from their own country, etc.
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exile

verb [T] uk   /ˈek.saɪl/ /ˈeɡ.zaɪl/ us  
to send someone away from their own country, village, etc., especially for political reasons: The monarch was exiled because of the coup.
exiled
adjective uk   /-saɪld/ /-zaɪld/ us  
the exiled king
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