Definitions for repatriateriˈpeɪ triˌeɪt; -ɪt; esp. Brit. -ˈpæ-
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a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored
send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees
admit back into the country
a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored.
To restore (a person) to his or her own country.
Origin: repatriare. Cognate to repair.
to restore to one's own country
Origin: [L. repatriare. See 1st Repair.]
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A person who returns to his or her country or citizenship, having left said native country either against his or her will, or as one of a group who left for reason of politics, religion, or other pertinent reasons.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We strongly demand North Korea to quickly release our citizens Kim Kuk Gi and Choe Chun Gil and repatriate them without hesitation.
We have received a request from Syria early this year to convert the HEU fuel to LEU fuel and to repatriate the HEU to the country of origin. We are now studying this request.
After a careful review of the matter, we are planning on lifting the ‘seizure in place’ order and directing the museum to repatriate the artifacts that we believe were illegally obtained.
The most important thing is to identify who the victims are -- and where they come from. If they come from another country we will repatriate them. But we first have to rehabilitate them until they are strong.
We stand ready to help the Afghans repatriate or resettle our clients, we are hopeful that the Afghans will act more responsibly than the Americans and allow us to assist our clients so they can finally get home to their families or to safe third countries.
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