Definition of “compatriot” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “compatriot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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compatriotnoun [ C ]

us /kəmˈpeɪ·tri·ət/

a person who comes from your own country:

This writer and several of her Russian compatriots now live in New York.

A compatriot is also a friend or someone you work with:

After work, I went to dinner with some of my office compatriots.

(Definition of “compatriot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)