HyperDic: deportation

English > 2 senses of the word deportation:
NOUNactdeportation, exile, expatriation, transportationthe act of expelling a person from their native land
actdeportationthe expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
deportation > pronunciation
Soundsdiy.paortey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > deportation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of expelling a person from their native land.
Example "his deportation to a penal colony"
Synonymsexile, expatriation, transportation
InstancesBabylonian CaptivityThe deportation of the Jews to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC
Broaderbanishment, proscriptionrejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
Spanishdeportación, exiliado, exilio, expatriación
Catalandeportació, exili, expatriació
Verbsdeportexpel from a country
English > deportation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien.
Broaderejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddanceThe act of forcing out someone or something
Verbsdeportexpel from a country

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