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re•pa•tri•ate



Pronunciation: (
v.rē-pā'trē-āt" or, esp. Brit., -pa'-;
n.rē-pā'trē-it or, esp. Brit., -pa'-),
[key]
v.t., -at•ed, -at•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to bring or send back (a person, esp. a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country or land of citizenship.
2. (of profits or other assets) to send back to one's own country.

v.i.
to return to one's own country: to repatriate after 20 years abroad.

n.
a person who has been repatriated.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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