HyperDic: expatriation

English > 2 senses of the word expatriation:
NOUNactexpatriation, exile, deportation, transportationthe act of expelling a person from their native land
actexpatriation, emigration, out-migrationmigration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
expatriation > pronunciation
Soundsehkspey.triyey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > expatriation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of expelling a person from their native land.
Example "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"
Synonymsexile, deportation, 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
Verbsexpatriateexpel from a country
English > expatriation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningmigration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another).
Synonymsemigration, out-migration
BroadermigrationThe movement of persons from one country or locality to another
Spanishemigración, expatriación, migración
Catalanemigració
Verbsexpatriatemove away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad

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