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repatriate

verb [T]     /ˌriːˈpæt.ri.eɪt/ US  /-ˈpeɪ.tri-/
to send or bring someone, or sometimes money or other property, back to their own country: The government repatriated him because he had no visa.Evicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else repatriation     /ˌriː.pæt.riˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /rɪˌpeɪ.tri-/ noun [U] Evicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else
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