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patriate

(ˈpætrɪˌeɪt; ˈpeɪtrɪˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
to bring under the authority of an autonomous country, for example as in the transfer of the Canadian constitution from UK to Canadian responsibility
ˌpatriˈation n

pa•tri•ate

(ˈpeɪ triˌeɪt; esp. Brit. ˈpæ-)
v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing. Canadian.
to transfer (legislation) to the authority of an autonomous country from its previous mother country.
[1965–70; back formation from repatriate]
pa`tri•a′tion, n.
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Whilst the large number of new apartment developments have been welcomed in the light of the changing demographics of ex patriates arriving without large families accompanying them, there now exists a real possibility of oversupply and rental stagnation for this property type as significantly more enter the market.
Here exists a basic division from legal point of view: minorities formed within the frames of the SFR Yugoslavia are patriates (part of whom have transformed into expatriates), while the minorities formed prior to 1944 (the inception of the national state), i.
Indeed, when viewed from the imperative methods' point of view they can be implemented only upon the patriates, and only on Macedonian territory when it comes to polypatriates.
The son of Pakistan's deposed prime minister last night called on ex- patriates living in the Midlands to protest against the military regime which ousted his father.