deportee
noun Date: 1865 one who has been deported or is under sentence of deportation

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  • deportee — n. a person who was expelled from home or country by governmental authority; one who has been deported. Syn: exile. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deportee — de·por·tee /ˌdē ˌpōr tē/ n: a person who has been deported or is under an order of deportation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. deportee …   Law dictionary

  • deportee — [dē΄pôr tē′] n. 〚 DEPORT + EE1〛 a deported person or one sentenced to deportation * * * de·port·ee (dē pôr tēʹ, pōr ) n. A deported person. * * * …   Universalium

  • deportee — 1895; see DEPORT (Cf. deport) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deportee — [dē΄pôr tē′] n. [ DEPORT + EE1] a deported person or one sentenced to deportation …   English World dictionary

  • déportée — ● déporté, déportée nom Personne internée dans un camp de concentration. Personne qui était condamnée à la peine de déportation. ● déporté, déportée (synonymes) nom Personne internée dans un camp de concentration. Synonymes : concentrationnaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • deportee — UK [ˌdiːpɔː(r)ˈtiː] / US [ˌdɪpɔrˈtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms deportee : singular deportee plural deportees formal someone who is sent out of a country that is not their own country, usually because they do not have a legal right to be there …   English dictionary

  • deportee — [[t]di͟ːpɔː(r)ti͟ː[/t]] deportees N COUNT A deportee is someone who is being deported …   English dictionary

  • deportee — deport ► VERB 1) expel (a foreigner or immigrant) from a country. 2) (deport oneself) archaic behave in a specified manner. DERIVATIVES deportation noun deportee noun. ORIGIN Latin deportare, from portare carry …   English terms dictionary

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