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(sĕlf′ĕg′zīl, -ĕk′sīl)
One exiled by his or her own decision or volition.

self′-ex′iled adj.
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Gazeen Marri, the son of late Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, had returned from self-exile on September 22, 2017, when he was arrested by the police from the airport.
The speakers said that the self-exile leaders were leading a luxurious life and their children were studying in prominent educational institutions in Europe but they were misguiding Baloch youths and sending them to the mountains.
LAHORE -- Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter, Maryam Nawaz, has rubbished the rumors of her father's self-exile and said the news is just a self-created lie.
INP adds: Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz has rubbished the rumors of her father's self-exile and said the news is just a self-created lie.
Gulen, a Turkish cleric who is in self-exile in the US, is sought by the Turkish government for alleged involvement in last year's coup.
Baldwin escaped from the racism and hatred in America to find solace and self-exile in Saint-Paul de Vence.
Facing impeachment following elections in 2008, Musharraf resigned as president and went into self-exile in Dubai.
According to Ward, being a powerful wizard convinced Luke Skywalker to go into self-exile.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- In a show of support for the settlement process that is aimed at ending the decades-long Kurdish conflict in the country's Southeast, leading Kurdish politician YaE-ar Kaya arrived in Ankara on Thursday after living in self-exile in Germany for more than two decades as a political refugee.
At the age of 19 he abandoned his home in Kerala and chose self-exile in Pakistan, for reasons that failed to convince many, including Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, as the hand of destiny
Jawhariyyeh (1897-1972) wrote about the music, peoples, and politics of Ottoman era and British mandate-governed Jerusalem, and later self-exile in Beirut.
Sam Rainsy, 64, is in self-exile in France and travels from there around Europe and North America seeking support and funds for the new party.