permission granted by a bishop to a priest to leave the diocese.
British. official permission for a student to be absent from a college or university.
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How to use exeat in a sentence
The monotony of his schooldays was only broken by his Sunday exeat which was spent at home.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
He added, with a return of the grim humour of a don, that he supposed that as a sovereign prince I need scarcely “take an exeat.”The Fall of Prince Florestan of Monaco | Charles Wentworth Dilke
The sisters watched the weather anxiously when their fortnightly exeat came round.A Patriotic Schoolgirl | Angela Brazil
It was highly aggravating, because she was considered an invalid, and her Wednesday exeat was cancelled.A Patriotic Schoolgirl | Angela Brazil
They have got him an exeat from the Doctor, they have bought him lines and bait, they have filled his pockets with good things.Follow My leader | Talbot Baines Reed
British Dictionary definitions for exeat
leave of absence from school or some other institution
a bishop's permission for a priest to leave his diocese in order to take up an appointment elsewhere
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