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re·pa·tri·ate

 (rē-pā′trē-āt′)
tr.v. re·pat·ri·at·ed, re·pat·ri·at·ing, re·pat·ri·ates
To restore or return to the country of birth, citizenship, or origin: repatriate war refugees.
n. (-ĭt, -āt′)
One who has been repatriated.

[Late Latin repatriāre, repatriāt-, to return to one's country : Latin re-, re- + Latin patria, native country; see expatriate.]

re·pa′tri·a′tion n.

repatriate

vb (tr)
1. to send back (a refugee, prisoner of war, etc) to the country of his or her birth or citizenship
2. (Banking & Finance) to send back (a sum of money previously invested abroad) to its country of origin
n
a person who has been repatriated
[C17: from Late Latin repatriāre from Latin re- + patria fatherland; compare repair2]
reˌpatriˈation n

re•pa•tri•ate

(v. riˈpeɪ triˌeɪt; n. -ɪt; esp. Brit. -ˈpæ-)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to send back (a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country.
2. to send back (profits or other assets) to one's own country.
v.i.
3. to return to one's own country, esp. after living abroad.
n.
4. a person who has been repatriated.
[1605–15; < Late Latin repatriātus, past participle of repatriāre to return home again = Latin re- re- + Late Latin -patriāre, v. derivative of Latin patria native land (n. use of feminine of patrius paternal, derivative of pater father); see -ate1]
re•pa`tri•a′tion, n.

repatriate

A person who returns to his or her country or citizenship, having left said native country either against his or her will, or as one of a group who left for reason of politics, religion, or other pertinent reasons.

repatriate


Past participle: repatriated
Gerund: repatriating

Imperative
repatriate
repatriate
Present
I repatriate
you repatriate
he/she/it repatriates
we repatriate
you repatriate
they repatriate
Preterite
I repatriated
you repatriated
he/she/it repatriated
we repatriated
you repatriated
they repatriated
Present Continuous
I am repatriating
you are repatriating
he/she/it is repatriating
we are repatriating
you are repatriating
they are repatriating
Present Perfect
I have repatriated
you have repatriated
he/she/it has repatriated
we have repatriated
you have repatriated
they have repatriated
Past Continuous
I was repatriating
you were repatriating
he/she/it was repatriating
we were repatriating
you were repatriating
they were repatriating
Past Perfect
I had repatriated
you had repatriated
he/she/it had repatriated
we had repatriated
you had repatriated
they had repatriated
Future
I will repatriate
you will repatriate
he/she/it will repatriate
we will repatriate
you will repatriate
they will repatriate
Future Perfect
I will have repatriated
you will have repatriated
he/she/it will have repatriated
we will have repatriated
you will have repatriated
they will have repatriated
Future Continuous
I will be repatriating
you will be repatriating
he/she/it will be repatriating
we will be repatriating
you will be repatriating
they will be repatriating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been repatriating
you have been repatriating
he/she/it has been repatriating
we have been repatriating
you have been repatriating
they have been repatriating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been repatriating
you will have been repatriating
he/she/it will have been repatriating
we will have been repatriating
you will have been repatriating
they will have been repatriating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been repatriating
you had been repatriating
he/she/it had been repatriating
we had been repatriating
you had been repatriating
they had been repatriating
Conditional
I would repatriate
you would repatriate
he/she/it would repatriate
we would repatriate
you would repatriate
they would repatriate
Past Conditional
I would have repatriated
you would have repatriated
he/she/it would have repatriated
we would have repatriated
you would have repatriated
they would have repatriated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repatriate - a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored
citizen - a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
Verb1.repatriate - send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees
extradite, deport, deliver - hand over to the authorities of another country; "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
2.repatriate - admit back into the country
allow in, intromit, let in, admit - allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air"
exile, expatriate, deport - expel from a country; "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
Translations

repatriate

A. [riːˈpætrɪeɪt] VTrepatriar
B. [riːˈpætrɪət] Nrepatriado/a m/f

repatriate

[ˌriːˈpætrieɪt] vt
[+ person] → rapatrier
[+ money, profits] → rapatrier

repatriate

nRepatriierte(r) mf

repatriate

[riːˈpætrɪˌeɪt] vtrimpatriare
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When UNHCR manages repatriations, it operates in line with its statutory requirement to implement only voluntary repatriation.
The decision of the Eritrean authorities to terminate the ICRC's involvement in the repatriations does not affect the right of Ethiopian nationals to leave Eritrea if they wish to do so," it said.
The system of voluntary repatriation of African refugees has surprisingly gained enormous ground in academic and international discourse of African refugees' situation, even though most of the African refugees' voluntary repatriations usually happen under the political, social, and ethnic hostility that incipiently caused their displacement.
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The repatriations occurred after officials including Luther Smith, the permanent secretary in the foreign ministry, made it clear that the Bahamas would honor "to the letter" a 1996 agreement with Cuba that calls for the repatriation of all illegal immigrants.
The second round of forced repatriations was even more overwhelming than the first, with almost 25,000 Haitians expelled from Cuba between February and August 1937 and at least another 4,900 more in late 1938 and early 1939.