verb (used with object), ex·pa·tri·at·ed, ex·pa·tri·at·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·pa·tri·at·ed, ex·pa·tri·at·ing.
Origin of expatriate
Related formsex·pa·tri·a·tion, nounself-ex·pa·tri·a·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for expatriation
The way Parks and Brechneff fall in love with their adoptive homes is profoundly characteristic of expatriation altogether.Insider Outsiders: How to Write About Greece and Italy|Alexander Aciman|July 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the first place, the expatriation issue wasn't decided until that time.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He trusted the rights of man would not be thus infringed, but that they should allow the right of expatriation unclogged.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
I was brought to trial, found guilty of manslaughter, and sentenced to seven years' expatriation.
He is ordered to Homburg, and I know that the expatriation will entail a loss of nearly £50 a week upon him just at present.The History of "Punch"|M. H. Spielmann
It declared any "scheme of expatriation" to be "delusive, cruel, and dangerous."The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier
British Dictionary definitions for expatriation
adjective (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
noun (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
verb (ɛksˈpætrɪˌeɪt) (tr)
Derived Formsexpatriation, noun
Word Origin for expatriate
Culture definitions for expatriation (1 of 2)
Voluntarily leaving the nation of one's birth for permanent or prolonged residence in another country.
Culture definitions for expatriation (2 of 2)
Voluntary departure from the nation of one's birth for permanent or prolonged residence in another nation.