noun Date: 1888 a person who is expelled especially from a native or adopted country

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  • expellee — 1888, from EXPEL (Cf. expel) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • expellee — expel ► VERB (expelled, expelling) 1) force or drive out. 2) force (a pupil) to leave a school. DERIVATIVES expellable adjective expellee noun expeller noun. ORIGIN Latin expell …   English terms dictionary

  • expellee — A civilian outside the boundaries of the country of his or her nationality or ethnic origin who is being forcibly repatriated to that country or to a third country for political or other purposes. See also displaced person; evacuee; refugee …   Military dictionary

  • expellee — /ek spe lee , speuh , ik spel ee/, n. a person who has been expelled, esp. one deported from a native or adopted country and resettled in another. [1885 90; EXPEL + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • expellee — noun One who is subject to expulsion …   Wiktionary

  • expellee — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One forced to emigrate, usually for political reasons: deportee, émigré, exile, expatriate. See APPROACH …   English dictionary for students

  • expellee — ex·pel·lee || ‚ekspe li: n. one who has been expelled, one who has been dismissed (especially from his native country) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • expellee — ex·pel·lee …   English syllables

  • expellee — ex•pel•lee [[t]ˌɛk spɛˈli, spə , ɪkˈspɛl i[/t]] n. a person who has been expelled • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • expellee — |ekˌspe|lē, spə| ; ik|spe|lē, ek| noun ( s) : a person expelled especially from his native or adopted country; specifically : one transferred from the country of residence for resettlement in the country with which he is ethnically associated …   Useful english dictionary

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