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exile

noun uk   /ˈek.saɪl/ /ˈeɡ.zaɪl/ us  
C2 [U] the condition of someone being sent or kept away from their own country, village, etc., especially for political reasons: The king went into exile because of the political situation in his country. The deposed leaders are currently in exile in the neighbouring country.Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leave [C] a person who is sent or kept away from their own country, etc.
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Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leaveEvicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else

exile

verb [T] uk   /ˈek.saɪl/ /ˈeɡ.zaɪl/ us  
to send someone away from their own country, village, etc., especially for political reasons: The monarch was exiled because of the coup.Punishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leave
exiled
adjective uk   /-saɪld/ /-zaɪld/ us  
the exiled kingPunishing someone by sending them somewhere elseEvicting and forcing to leave
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