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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-pā′tri-āt, v.t. to restore to one's country.—n. Repatriā′tion.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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.
The numerical value of repatriate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of repatriate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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.
Given the practice of the DPRK to send North Koreans to Russia, who often work in slave-like conditions, it is feared that such a treaty could also be used to capture and repatriate workers who attempt to seek asylum.
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