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com·pa·tri·ot

 (kəm-pā′trē-ət, -ŏt′)
n.
1. A person from one's own country.
2. A colleague.

[French compatriote, from Late Latin compatriōta : Latin com-, com- + Late Latin patriōta, countryman; see patriot.]

com·pa′tri·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

compatriot

(kəmˈpætrɪət)
n
a person from one's own country
[C17: from French compatriote, from Late Latin compatriōta; see patriot]
comˌpatriˈotic adj
comˈpatriotism n

com•pa•tri•ot

(kəmˈpeɪ tri ət; esp. Brit. -ˈpæ-)

n.
1. a fellow countryman or countrywoman.
2. a colleague or companion; peer.
adj.
3. of the same country.
[1605–15; < Late Latin compatriōta. See com-, patriot]
com•pa`tri•ot′ic (-ˈɒt ɪk) adj.
com•pa′tri•ot•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compatriot - a person from your own country
national, subject - a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
countryman - a man from your own country
countrywoman - a woman from your own country

compatriot

noun fellow countryman, countryman, fellow citizen He beat his compatriots in the final.

compatriot

noun
A person who is from one's own country:
Translations
مُواطِن، من نَفْس البَلَد
krajan
landsmand
compatriotacompatriotemaanmies
honfitárs
samlandi
tėvynainis
tautietis
landsmanlandsmaninna

compatriot

[kəmˈpætrɪət] Ncompatriota mf

compatriot

[kəmˈpætrɪət] n (= countryman) → compatriote mf

compatriot

nLandsmann m, → Landsmännin f

compatriot

[kəmˈpætrɪət] ncompatriota m/f

compatriot

(kəmˈpӕtriət) , ((American) -ˈpei-) noun
a fellow-countryman. Many of his compatriots were killed in the war.
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