Expatriation Ex*pa`tri*a"tion, n. [Cf. F. expatriation.] The act of banishing, or the state of banishment; especially, the forsaking of one's own country with a renunciation of allegiance. [1913 Webster]

Expatriation was a heavy ransom to pay for the rights of their minds and souls. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

, , , (from one's country)

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  • expatriation — [ ɛkspatrijasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; de expatrier ♦ Action d expatrier ou de s expatrier; son résultat. Expatriation de personnes. ⇒ bannissement, déportation, émigration, exil, expulsion, proscription. Expatriation de capitaux. ⇒ évasion, exode,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • expatriation — index banishment, deportation, exclusion, expulsion, immigration, ostracism, rejection Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Bur …   Law dictionary

  • expatriation — 1816, from Fr. expatriation, noun of action from expatrier (see EXPATRIATE (Cf. expatriate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Expatriation — (v. lat.), Verlassung des Vaterlandes, Auswanderung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Expatriation — Expatriation, lat. deutsch, Auswanderung; expatriiren, freiwillig oder gezwungen auswandern …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Expatriation — Expatrié Un expatrié est un individu résidant dans un autre pays que le sien (sa patrie). Le mot expatrié vient des mots latins ex (« en dehors de ») et patria (« le pays »). On peut s expatrier pour des raisons personnelles… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • expatriation — A voluntary change of allegiance from one country to another, effecting an absolute termination of all civil and political rights as of the date of such act. 3 Am J2d Aliens § 120. The concept of expatriation has no application to the removal… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Expatriation — Ex|pa|tri|a|ti|on auch: Ex|pat|ri|a|ti|on 〈f. 20〉 = Expatriierung * * * Ex|pa|t|ri|a|ti|on, die; , en [zu ↑ expatriieren] (Politik, Rechtsspr.): Ausbürgerung, Verbannung. * * * Expatriation   [zu ex... und lateinisch patria »Vate …   Universal-Lexikon

  • expatriation — (èk spa tria sion ; en vers, de six syllabes) s. f. Action d expatrier, ou de s expatrier. •   La faveur personnelle du cardinal Fleury a inondé la France non seulement de proscriptions, mais d expatriations, SAINT SIMON 415, 225. HISTORIQUE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • expatriation — expatriate ► NOUN ▪ a person who lives outside their native country. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ living outside one s native country. ► VERB ▪ settle abroad. DERIVATIVES expatriation noun. ORIGIN Latin expatriare, from patria native …   English terms dictionary

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