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expatriatenoun [C]

uk   /ekˈspæt.ri.ət/ us   /ekˈspeɪ.tri.ət/ informal expat,
someone who does not live in their own country: A large community of expatriates has settled there.
expatriate
adjective uk   /ekˈspæt.ri.ət/ us   /ekˈspeɪ.tri.ət/
an expatriate Scot

expatriateverb [T]

uk   /ekˈspæt.ri.eɪt/ us   /ekˈspeɪ.tri.eɪt/ formal
(Definition of expatriate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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expatriatenoun [C]

us   /ekˈspeɪ·tri·ət/
someone who does not live in his or her own country
(Definition of expatriate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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expatriatenoun [C]

uk   /ɪkˈspætriət/ us   /ɪkˈspeɪtriət/ abbreviation expat, uk   /ˌekˈspat/
someone who does not live in their own country: A large community of expatriates has settled there.

expatriateadjective [before noun]

uk   /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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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