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expatriate

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪkˈspætriət/ ( also UK informal expat,
 
/ˌekˈspat/
 
)
someone who does not live in their own countryCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
expatriate adjective
Translations of “expatriate”
in Spanish expatriado, emigrante…
in French expatrié/-ée…
in German der/die Ausgebürgerte…
in Chinese (Traditional) (旅居國外的)僑民…
in Russian экспатриант…
in Turkish ülkesinin dışında yaşayan kişi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旅居国外的)侨民…
in Polish ekspatriant…
(Definition of expatriate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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