patriality

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  • IPA(key): /ˌpeɪtɹiˈælɪti/

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patriality (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, immigration) The right to reside in the United Kingdom, and to be free from the constraints of immigration policy.
    • 2009, Geoffrey Luck, Quadrant, November 2009, No. 461 (Volume LIII, Number 11), Quadrant Magazine Limited, page 29:
      In the late 1960s, I observed that it also proved a struggle to craft a non-discriminatory policy of patriality that preserved some traditional rights for those descendants of Britons living in white Commonwealth countries.

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