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deport

verb [T] 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 [C or U] uk   /ˌdiː.pɔːˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /-pɔːr-/
There were mass deportations in the 1930s, when thousands of people were forced to leave the country.
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