Translation of "deport" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈpɔːt/ us /-ˈpɔːrt/

to force someone to leave a country, especially someone who has no legal right to be there or who has broken the law

Thousands of illegal immigrants are caught and deported every year.
The refugees were deported back to their country of origin.
deportation noun uk /ˌdiː.pɔːˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /-pɔːr-/

There were mass deportations in the 1930s, when thousands of people were forced to leave the country.

(Translation of “deport” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)