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expatriate

verb [T]     /ekˈspæt.ri.ət/ US  /-ˈspeɪ.tri-/ /ekˈspæt.ri.eɪt/ US  /-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 verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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