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expatriate

noun [C] uk   /ekˈspæt.ri.ət/ us    /-ˈspeɪ.tri-/ (informal expat)
someone who does not live in their own country: A large community of expatriates has settled there.Country and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
expatriate
adjective uk   us  
an expatriate ScotCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names

expatriate

verb [T] uk   /ekˈspæt.ri.ət/ us    /-ˈspeɪ.tri-/ /ekˈspæt.ri.eɪt/  /-ˈspeɪ.tri-/ formal
to use force or law to remove someone from their own country: The new leaders expatriated the ruling family.Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leave
(Definition of expatriate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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