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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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