Meaning of “deportee” in the English Dictionary

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"deportee" in English

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deporteenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdiː.pɔːˈtiː/ us /ˌdiː.pɔːrˈtiː/

Examples from literature

  • All the accounts agree, even on the smallest details, and the deportees who have been able to write to their families tell the same story as those who, being henceforth useless, have been sent home to die. 
  • It had been a rocket-maintenance hangar once, then had been turned into temporary dwelling for the first deportees, when Earth began flooding Mars. 

(Definition of “deportee” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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