DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·pa·tri·ate /ɛkˈspetriˌet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pa·tri·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expatriated p. pr. & vb. n. Expatriating ]
 1. To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of.
    The expatriated landed interest of France.   --Burke.
 2. Reflexively, as To expatriate one's self: To withdraw from one's native country; to renounce the rights and liabilities of citizenship where one is born, and become a citizen of another country.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : voluntarily absent from home or country [syn: exile]
      v 1: expel from a country; "The poet was exiled because he signed
           a letter protesting the government's actions" [syn: deport,
            exile] [ant: repatriate]
      2: move away from one's native country and adopt a new
         residence abroad