exile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English exil, from Old French essil, exil, from Latin exsilium, exilium (state of exile), derived from exsul, exul (exiled person).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛɡˌzaɪl/, /ˈɛkˌsaɪl/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ile

Noun[edit]

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exile (plural exiles)

  1. The state of being banished from one's home or country.
    He lived in exile.
    They chose exile rather than assimilation.
    • Shakespeare
      Let them be recalled from their exile.
  2. Someone who is banished from one's home or country.
    • Shakespeare
      Thou art an exile, and thou must not stay.
    She lived as an exile.

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Verb[edit]

exile (third-person singular simple present exiles, present participle exiling, simple past and past participle exiled)

  1. To send into exile.
    • Tennyson
      Exiled from eternal God.
    • Shakespeare
      Calling home our exiled friends abroad.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

exile

  1. first-person singular present indicative of exiler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of exiler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of exiler
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of exiler
  5. second-person singular imperative of exiler

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

exīle

  1. nominative neuter singular of exīlis
  2. accusative neuter singular of exīlis
  3. vocative neuter singular of exīlis

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

exile

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of exilar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of exilar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of exilar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of exilar