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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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With more than 20,000 respondents, it is one of the most extensive surveys about living and working abroad, sharing insights into expat life in 64 destinations.
Muscat : Oman's government is working on improving working conditions for over 16,000 expat workers in Northern Sharqiyah.
DUBAI: Two Omanis have been prosecuted for allowing more than 1,300 expats to work illegally for other companies, breaking the expat visa ban law that was introduced to lower unemployment among Omani citizens, local daily Times of Oman reported.
"There is no need for the local language," says an Indian expat quoted in the report.
The Secretary General noted that the survey reflects the wide praise Bahrain has received across 50 factors in all areas of expat life, including the ease of settling in, working abroad, family life, personal finance, and overall quality of life.
The report in Gulf News said the octogenarian who lived as an expat for 50 years, has a caregiver now to look after him.
Almost all expats (92%) said they've had the chance to develop new skills since the move.
"Some may have more to save and invest but, tax challenges, currency risk and different spending needs all make an expat's money management more demanding," HSBC said.
Described as the expat world's 'best kept secret,' Taiwan has climbed nine places from last year's research to become a 'serious contender,' particularly from the perspectives of personal, financial, career, and family wellbeing, wrote the report.
"Interestingly, it seems like it is not only the number of hours spent at work that lead to a high satisfaction with work-life balance," Expat Insider said.
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At 11.0 inches overall and weighing in at a hefty 10.8 ounces, the Expat Cleaver is made for mammoth tasks.