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.
- expansive bit,
- expansive classification,
Origin of expatriate
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
adjective (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
noun (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
verb (ɛksˈpætrɪˌeɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for expatriate
1816, from French expatriation, noun of action from expatrier (see expatriate).
1768, from French expatrier "banish" (14c.), from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + patrie "native land," from Latin patria "one's native country," from pater (genitive patris) "father" (cf. patriot). Related: Expatriated; expatriating. The noun is from 1818, "one who has been banished;" main modern sense of "one who chooses to live abroad" is 1902.
Voluntarily leaving the nation of one's birth for permanent or prolonged residence in another country.
Voluntary departure from the nation of one's birth for permanent or prolonged residence in another nation.