repatriate

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Etymology[edit]

Latin repatriare. Cognate to repair (to return).

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repatriate (plural repatriates)

  1. a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored.

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repatriate (third-person singular simple present repatriates, present participle repatriating, simple past and past participle repatriated)

  1. (transitive) To restore (a person) to his or her own country.

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