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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


Antonymsrepatriate

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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