Repatriation Re*pa`tri*a"tion (-?"sh?n), n. [Cf. LL. repatriatio return to one's country.] Restoration to one's country. [1913 Webster]

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  • repatriation — a person s return, voluntary or otherwise, to the country of which he is a national. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • repatriation — 1590s, from L.L. reparationem, from repatriatus, pp. of repatriare return to one s own country, from L. re back + patria native land …   Etymology dictionary

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  • repatriation — The return from abroad of the financial assets of an organization or individual. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * repatriate re‧pat‧ri‧ate [riːˈpætrieɪt ǁ riːˈpeɪ ] verb [transitive] FINANCE to send money, profits etc back to your own country …   Financial and business terms

  • repatriation — n. 1) forced repatriation 2) repatriation from; to * * * [ˌriːpætrɪ eɪʃ(ə)n] to forced repatriation repatriation from …   Combinatory dictionary

  • repatriation — /ˌripætriˈeɪʃən / (say .reepatree ayshuhn) noun 1. the act of returning to one s native land. 2. the return of people to their native land: the repatriation of immigrants 3. the return of an item to the native land of the owner : the repatriation …   Australian English dictionary

  • Repatriation — The process of converting a foreign currency into the currency of one s own country. The amount that the investor will receive depends on the exchange rate between the two currencies being traded at the settlement time. For example, if you are… …   Investment dictionary

  • repatriation — repatrijavimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis viešasis administravimas apibrėžtis Išvykimas į etninę tėvynę ir apsigyvenimas joje. atitikmenys: angl. repatriation šaltinis Lietuvos Respublikos pilietybės įstatymo įgyvendinimo įstatymas (Žin., 2002,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • repatriation — repatriate ► VERB ▪ send (someone) back to their own country. ► NOUN ▪ a person who has been repatriated. DERIVATIVES repatriation noun. ORIGIN Latin repatriare return to one s country …   English terms dictionary

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