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de·por·ta·tion

 (dē′pôr-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of deporting.
2. Expulsion of an undesirable alien from a country.

deportation

(ˌdiːpɔːˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the act of expelling an alien from a country; expulsion
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the act of transporting someone from his or her country; banishment

de•por•ta•tion

(ˌdi pɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -poʊr-)

n.
1. the lawful expulsion of an undesired alien or other person from a state.
2. an act or instance of deporting.
[1585–95; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deportation - the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
2.deportation - the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
expulsion, riddance, ejection, exclusion - the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school"

deportation

noun expulsion, exile, removal, transportation, exclusion, extradition, eviction, ejection, banishment, expatriation, debarment Thousands of immigrants are now facing deportation.

deportation

noun
Enforced removal from one's native country by official decree:
Translations
نَفْي، إبْعاد
deportacevykázání
deportationudvisning
deportálás
brottvísun úr landi
deportácia
sınır dışı etme

deportation

[ˌdiːpɔːˈteɪʃən]
A. Ndeportación f
B. CPD deportation order Norden f de deportación

deportation

[ˌdiːpɔːrˈteɪʃən] n [criminal] → déportation f; [illegal immigrant] → expulsion f
deportation of [+ criminal] → déportation de; [+ illegal immigrant] → reconduite dedeportation order narrêté m de reconduite à la frontière

deportation

n (of prisoner)Deportation f; (of foreign national)Abschiebung f

deportation

[ˌdiːpɔːˈteɪʃən] ndeportazione f
deportation order → foglio di via obbligatorio

deport

(diˈpoːt) verb
(of a government etc) to send (a person) out of the country eg because he has committed a crime or because he is not officially supposed to be there. He is being deported on a charge of murder.
ˌdeporˈtation (diːpoː-) noun
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