Patriation



[pey-tree-eyt; especially British pa‐] /ˈpeɪ triˌeɪt; especially British ˈpæ‐/

verb (used with object), patriated, patriating. Canadian.
1.
to transfer (legislation) to the authority of an autonomous country from its previous mother country.
/ˈpætrɪˌeɪt; ˈpeɪtrɪˌeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to bring under the authority of an autonomous country, for example as in the transfer of the Canadian constitution from UK to Canadian responsibility
v.

1966, in Canadian English (perhaps coined by Lester B. Pearson) in reference to constitutional laws, probably a back-formation from repatriate. Related: Patriated; patriation.

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