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To bring or send back (a person, esp. a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country or land of citizenship' Also: (of profits or other assets) To send back to one's own country.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To bring or send back (a person, esp. a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country or land of citizenship' Also: (of profits or other assets) To send back to one's own country. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: n. - A person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored.

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Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used without object) : to repatriate after 20 years abroad
  • They want to 'repatriate' legal UK residents for god's sake!
  • This will help reduce any incentive to "repatriate" several times;
  • Those taxes are deferred until the companies "repatriate" that money back to the U.S.
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  • ''repatriate" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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