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English definition of “expatriate”

expatriate

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ɪkˈspætriət/ US   /ɪkˈspeɪtriət/ (abbreviation expat)
relating to people who do not live in their own country: The company has eight expatriate staff working around the world. an expatriate community/resident/worker
(Definition of expatriate adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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