repatriate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v repatriate admit back into the country
    • v repatriate send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees
    • n repatriate a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Repatriate To restore to one's own country.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • repatriate To restore to one's own country.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Repatriate rē-pā′tri-āt to restore to one's country
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. repatriare,. See 1st Repair

Usage

In literature:

Do not forget when you return to your dear Lutha that you owe your repatriation to Count Zellerndorf of Austria.
"The Mad King" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Mataafa and Laupepa, by the sudden repatriation of the last, found themselves face to face in conditions of exasperating rivalry.
"A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But there's a deal of red-tape in the world, and the orders for his repatriation are slow in coming.
"Mr. Standfast" by John Buchan
Our Barrios has a great practice in exiles and repatriations, which mark the points in the political game.
"Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard" by Joseph Conrad
Three-fourths of Serbia, four-fifths of Albania, and a large slice of Montenegro were repatriated.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
Repatriation scheme, Lord Milner's, 543.
"Lord Milner's Work in South Africa" by W. Basil Worsfold
But the committee came to the conclusion that the only thing they could do was to repatriate the man.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
Repatriation was presently done and finished.
"The Passionate Friends" by Herbert George Wells
He and that other fellow, Larkin, have asked to be repatriated.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
Mataafa and Laupepa, by the sudden repatriation of the last, found themselves face to face in conditions of exasperating rivalry.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In news:

Repatriation Tax Holiday to Be Proposed by Hagan, McCain.
Do companies that choose to repatriate foreign earnings deserve a tax break.
A typical proposal would effectively tax any repatriated earnings at 5.25% this year, rather than the usual rates which can be as a high as 35.
In addition, firms are unlikely to invest the repatriated funds.
Tax- Repatriation Holiday Gathers Some Steam.
While it is impossible to pinpoint where its repatriated dollars went, Merck devoted much more money in the next few years to closing plants and dismissing workers.
A win-win: Tax repatriation .
Their aim is to win a one-year tax amnesty on their foreign earnings, allowing them to repatriate that money at a tax rate of about 5%, instead of the 35% they face now.
I heard similar views from a range of men and women who have repatriated once or more over the last 20 years.
The Road to Repatriation .
The migration accords with the US called for 20,000 immigration visas to be issued to Cubans each year, and for the repatriation of islanders caught at sea before reaching US shores.
An undated photo of Omar Khadr, who was repatriated from Guantanamo Bay to his native Canada.
More than 200 artifacts were returned to the government of Iraq during a repatriation ceremony Thursday at the Iraqi Cultural Center in Washington.
More than 12,000 Migrant Minors Repatriated in 8 Months.
PARIS—France will stop giving financial aid to Roma whom it has expelled to their native Romania after fears the money was being used to undermine the repatriation program.
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