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"repatriate" in British English

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repatriateverb [T]

uk   /ˌriːˈpæt.ri.eɪt/  us   /-ˈpeɪ.tri-/
repatriation
noun [U] uk   /ˌriː.pæt.riˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /rɪˌpeɪ.tri-/
Repatriation of ​refugees is ​essential to ​rebuilding the ​country.
(Definition of repatriate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"repatriate" in American English

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repatriateverb [T]

 us   /riˈpeɪ·triˌeɪt, -ˈpæ·tri-/
to ​send or ​bring someone or something back to the ​country that ​person or thing came from
repatriation
noun [U]  us   /riˌpeɪ·triˈeɪ·ʃən, -ˌpæ·tri-/
Repatriation of ​refugees is ​essential to ​rebuilding the ​country.
(Definition of repatriate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"repatriate" in Business English

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repatriateverb [T]

uk   /riːˈpætrieɪt/  us   /riːˈpeɪtrieɪt/
FINANCE to ​send or ​bringmoney or ​profits back to your own country: repatriate ​earnings/​money/​profits The ​businessgenerates 58% of its ​sales outside of the United ​States and will likely repatriate $800 million in ​foreignearnings.
repatriation
noun [C or U]
Imports and profit repatriation are high, ​relative to ​exports.
(Definition of repatriate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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