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deportverb [T]

us   /dɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/
to force a person to leave a country: The government hopes to deport the criminals.
deportation
noun [C/U] us   /ˌdiˌpɔrˈteɪ·ʃən, -ˌpoʊr-/
[U] They await deportation.
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deportverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈpɔːt/ us   /dɪˈpɔːrt/
deportation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌdiː.pɔːˈteɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌdiː.pɔːrˈteɪ.ʃən/
There were mass deportations in the 1930s, when thousands of people were forced to leave the country.
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