Expatriation - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ekˌspetriˈeɪʃən|
Brit.  |ekˌspetriˈeɪʃən|

noun

- the act of expelling a person from their native land(syn: deportation, exile, transportation)

the expatriation of wealthy farmers

- migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another) (syn: emigration, out-migration)

Examples

...members of the deposed dictator's once-feared political party were expatriated as well...

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