Expatriated



[verb eks-pey-tree-eyt or, esp. British, -pa-tree-; adjective, noun eks-pey-tree-it, -eyt or, esp. British, -pa-tree-] /verb ɛksˈpeɪ triˌeɪt or, esp. British, -ˈpæ tri-; adjective, noun ɛksˈpeɪ tri ɪt, -ˌeɪt or, esp. British, -ˈpæ tri-/

verb (used with object), expatriated, expatriating.
1.
to banish (a person) from his or her native country.
2.
to withdraw (oneself) from residence in one’s native country.
3.
to withdraw (oneself) from allegiance to one’s country.
verb (used without object), expatriated, expatriating.
4.
to become an expatriate:
He expatriated from his homeland.
adjective
5.
expatriated; exiled.
noun
6.
an expatriated person:
Many American writers were living as expatriates in Paris.
adjective (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
1.
resident in a foreign country
2.
exiled or banished from one’s native country: an expatriate American
noun (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
3.
a person who lives in a foreign country
4.
an exile; expatriate person
verb (transitive) (ɛksˈpætrɪˌeɪt)
5.
to exile (oneself) from one’s native country or cause (another) to go into exile
6.
to deprive (oneself or another) of citizenship
v.

1768, from French expatrier “banish” (14c.), from ex- “out of” (see ex-) + patrie “native land,” from Latin patria “one’s native country,” from pater (genitive patris) “father” (cf. patriot). Related: Expatriated; expatriating. The noun is from 1818, “one who has been banished;” main modern sense of “one who chooses to live abroad” is 1902.

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