the act of returning to the country of origin
The process of returning of a person to their country of origin or citizenship.
Process of converting a foreign currency into the currency of one's own country
Origin: From repatrio.
restoration to one's country
Origin: [Cf. LL. repatriatio return to one's country.]
Repatriation is the process of returning a person back to one's place of origin or citizenship. This includes the process of returning refugees or soldiers to their place of origin following a war. The term may also refer to the process of converting a foreign currency into the currency of one's own country. The forced return of a person to a country where he faces persecution is more specifically known as refoulement.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. The procedure whereby American citizens and their families are officially processed back into the United States subsequent to an evacuation. See also evacuation. 2. The release and return of enemy prisoners of war to their own country in accordance with the 1949 Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War.
The numerical value of repatriation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of repatriation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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They will leave behind their arms and proceed to the beginning of repatriation.
Europe, signing as Europe, has to sign repatriation agreements with all the African countries, sHOW SOLIDARITY.
We cannot play into the hands of al Shabaab and other terrorists out there. We should not create political discontent out of this repatriation.
If we can move those refugees within the three months, we will do it, we will be requesting our partners, donors, for resources, that we will use to expedite the repatriation.
I have signed the peace agreement, but the implementation of this peace comes with challenges and high cost, we have the challenges of repatriation and rehabilitation of internally displaced persons and returnees.
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