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repatriate (v.)

"restore to one's own country," 1610s, from Late Latin repatriatus, past participle of repatriare "return to one's country," from re- "back" (see re-) + patria "native land" (see patriot). Related: Repatriated; repatriating.

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Definitions of repatriate from WordNet
1
repatriate (v.)
send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees;
repatriate (v.)
admit back into the country;
2
repatriate (n.)
a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored;
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