[ ren-voi ]
/ rɛnˈvɔɪ /
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the expulsion by a government of an alien, especially a foreign diplomat, from the country.
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How to use renvoi in a sentence
Hamilton and Knox were decidedly in favor of stronger measures and of deciding then and there upon the "renvoi" of Genet.Thomas Jefferson|Gilbert Chinard
British Dictionary definitions for renvoi
/ (rɛnˈvɔɪ) /
the referring of a dispute or other legal question to a jurisdiction other than that in which it arose
Word Origin for renvoi
C17: from French: a sending back, from renvoyer, from re- + envoyer to send; see envoy 1
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