depatriate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin de- + patria (one's country).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

depatriate (third-person singular simple present depatriates, present participle depatriating, simple past and past participle depatriated)

  1. (obsolete, transitive, intransitive) To withdraw, or cause to withdraw, from one's country; to banish.
    • Mason
      A subject born in any state / May, if he please, depatriate.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for depatriate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)