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Noun: expatriate  eks'pey-tree-ut [N. Amer], eks'pa-tree-ut [Brit]
  1. A person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    "American expatriates";
    - exile, expat
Verb: expatriate  eks'pey-tree-ut [N. Amer], eks'pa-tree-ut [Brit]
  1. Expel from a country
    "The poet was expatriated because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions";
    - deport, exile
     
  2. Move away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad
Adjective: expatriate  eks'pey-tree-ut [N. Amer], eks'pa-tree-ut [Brit]
  1. Of, or relating to people living outside their native country
    - expat

Derived forms: expatriates, expatriated, expatriating

Type of: absentee, emigrate, expel, kick out, throw out

Antonym: repatriate

Encyclopedia: Expatriate