returnee
noun Date: 1944 one who returns; especially one returning to the United States after military service overseas

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  • returnee — ☆ returnee [ri tʉr΄nē′ ] n. a person who returns, as home from military service or to school after dropping out …   English World dictionary

  • returnee — [[t]rɪtɜ͟ː(r)ni͟ː[/t]] returnees N COUNT: usu pl A returnee is a person who returns to the country where they were born, usually after they have been away for a long time. The spokeswoman said the number of returnees could go as high as half a… …   English dictionary

  • returnee — /ri terr nee , terr nee/, n. 1. a person who has returned, as from travels or a long absence. 2. a person returning from overseas duty in the armed forces. [1940 45, Amer.; RETURN + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • returnee — noun a) Someone who comes back or returns, especially to ones own country or region. b) A person who sends something back …   Wiktionary

  • returnee — re|tur|nee [rıˌtə:ˈni: US ˌtə:r ] n a person who returns to their own country after living in another country …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • returnee — rɪ tÉœr nɪː / tɜː n n. one who comes back after an extended absence; one who goes back to his home country after overseas military service …   English contemporary dictionary

  • returnee — noun 1》 a person returning to work after an extended absence. 2》 a refugee returning from abroad …   English new terms dictionary

  • returnee — re·turn·ee …   English syllables

  • returnee — re•turn•ee [[t]rɪ tɜrˈni, ˈtɜr ni[/t]] n. cvb a person who has returned, as from a long absence or from overseas military duty • Etymology: 1940–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • returnee — /rətɜˈni/ (say ruhter nee) noun 1. someone who returns. 2. an immigrant who returns to the country of origin …   Australian English dictionary

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