expatriate

  • 1 Expatriate — Ex*pa tri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expatriated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expatriating}.] [LL. expatriatus, p. p. of expatriare; L. ex out + patria fatherland, native land, fr. pater father. See {Patriot}.] 1. To banish; to drive or force (a person)… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 expatriate — ex·pa·tri·ate /ek spā trē ˌāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vt: to voluntarily withdraw (oneself) from allegiance to one s native country vi: to renounce allegiance to one s country and abandon one s nationality voluntarily ex·pa·tri·ate / trē ət/ n… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 expatriate — [n] person thrown out of a country departer, deportee, displaced person, emigrant, émigré, evacuee, exile, expellee, migrant, outcast, refugee; concepts 354,412,423 expatriate [v] throw out of a country banish, deport, displace, exile, expel,… …

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  • 4 expatriate — [eks pā′trē āt΄; ] for adj. & n., usually [, eks pā′trēit] vt., vi. expatriated, expatriating [< pp. of ML expatriare, to leave the homeland < L ex, out of + patria, fatherland < pater, FATHER] 1. to drive (a person) from his or her… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 expatriate — (v.) 1768, from Fr. expatrier banish (14c.), from ex out of (see EX (Cf. ex )) + patrie native land, from L. patria one s native country, from pater (gen. patris) father (Cf. PATRIOT (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 expatriate — vb exile, *banish, ostracize, deport, transport, extradite Antonyms: repatriate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 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

  • 8 Expatriate — An expatriate (in abbreviated form, expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country and culture other than that of the person s upbringing or legal residence. The word comes from the Latin ex (out of) and patria (country,… …

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  • 9 expatriate — An employee who is a U.S. citizen living and working in a foreign country. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * expatriate ex‧pat‧ri‧ate [eksˈpætriət, trieɪt ǁ eksˈpeɪ ] also ex‧pat [eksˈpæt] informal noun [countable] someone who has moved to a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 Expatriate — An individual living in a country other than their country of citizenship, often temporarily and for work reasons. An expatriate can also be an individual who has relinquished citizenship in their home country to become a citizen of another. If… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 11 expatriate — UK [eksˈpætrɪət] / UK [eksˈpætrɪeɪt] / US [ekˈspeɪtrɪət] noun [countable] Word forms expatriate : singular expatriate plural expatriates someone who lives in a country that is not their own country Prague has a large population of American… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 expatriate — [[t]ekspæ̱triət, pe͟ɪt [/t]] expatriates N COUNT An expatriate is someone who is living in a country which is not their own. ...British expatriates in Spain. ADJ: ADJ n Expatriate is also an adjective. The French military is preparing to evacuate …

    English dictionary

  • 13 Expatriate — Expat * * * Ex|pa|t|ri|ate [ɛks pætriət], der; s, s [engl. expatriate, zu mengl. to expatriate = aus der Heimat weggehen < mlat. expatriare (2. Part.: expatriatum), zu lat. ex = aus u. patria = Heimat, Vaterland]: jmd., der [im Auftrag seiner… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 expatriate — v. (D; tr.) to expatriate from; to * * * [ek spætrɪeɪt] to (D; tr.) to expatriate from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 expatriate — ex|pat|ri|ate [eksˈpætriət, trieıt US ˈpeı ] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Medieval Latin; Origin: , past participle of expatriare, from Latin patria your own country ] someone who lives in a foreign country ▪ British expatriates living in Spain… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 expatriate — I. verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Medieval Latin expatriatus, past participle of expatriare to leave one s own country, from Latin ex + patria native country, from feminine of patrius of a father, from patr , pater father more at father Date:… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 Expatriate — Dieser Artikel oder Absatz stellt die Situation in Deutschland dar. Hilf mit, die Situation in anderen Ländern zu schildern. Ein Expatriat (Plural en; auch es; von engl. expatriate; Plural s; von lat. ex aus, heraus; patria Vaterland), kurz Expat …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 expatriate — expatriation, n. v. /eks pay tree ayt / or, esp. Brit., / pa tree /; adj., n. /eks pay tree it, ayt / or, esp. Brit., / pa tree /, v., expatriated, expatriating, adj., n. v.t. 1. to banish (a person) from his or her native country. 2. to withdraw …

    Universalium

  • 19 expatriate — adj. Expatriate is used with these nouns: ↑community …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 expatriate — ex|pa|tri|ate [ ek speıtriət ] noun count someone who lives in a foreign country: Prague has a large population of American expatriates. ╾ ex|pa|tri|ate adjective: expatriate workers …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English