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ex·pat

 (ĕks′pāt′)
n. Chiefly British
An expatriate.

expat

(ˌɛksˈpæt)
n, adj
(Sociology) informal short for expatriate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.expat - a person who is voluntarily absent from home or countryexpat - a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country; "American expatriates"
absentee - one that is absent or not in residence
refugee - an exile who flees for safety
remittance man - an exile living on money sent from home
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

expat

[ˌɛksˈpæt] n (British) (= expatriate) → expatrié(e) m/f
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HSBC survey highlights UAE's entrepreneurial environment, job prospects, and better salaries as primary factors attracting expats from across the world
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