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English noun: expatriate

1. expatriate (person) a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

SamplesAmerican expatriates.

Synonymsexile, expat

Broader (hypernym)absentee

Narrower (hyponym)refugee, remittance man

English verb: expatriate

1. expatriate (social) expel from a country

SamplesThe poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions.

Synonymsdeport, exile

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)expel, kick out, throw out


2. expatriate (change) move away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)emigrate

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