repatriate


repatriate
01. The government is entering into negotiations to [repatriate] cultural artifacts from foreign museums.
02. The government is hoping to [repatriate] the estimated 10,000 refugees who fled the country during the civil war.
03. [Repatriation] of our Constitution will allow us to manage our own legislation.
04. The forcible [repatriation] of refugees by this government is a national scandal.
05. The government recently authorized the [repatriation] of profits of over one million pounds to foreign countries in order to encourage investment.
06. President Bush has said that the prisoners of war will be [repatriated] immediately following an end to the conflict.
07. Native people are determined to [repatriate] many ancient artworks that were taken out of the country by various museums over the years.
08. The U.S. government has [repatriated] a group of 20 Haitians who were discovered in a boat off the coast of Florida.
09. With the economy in a decline, the government has suggested that hundreds of foreign workers may be [repatriated].
10. Any people found to have entered the country illegally will be forcibly [repatriated].
11. The Red Cross is overseeing [repatriation] of the prisoners of war.
12. Over 25,000 people have been [repatriated] but there still remains another 10,000 refugees in various camps near the border.
13. The two men who arrived on the flight without proper immigration papers were immediately [repatriated].
14. A human rights group expressed concern that political refugees who are [repatriated] may face torture and imprisonment in their native country.
15. The [repatriation] of people displaced by the war is the first step in the reconstruction of the country.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • repatriate — re‧pat‧ri‧ate [riːˈpætrieɪt ǁ riːˈpeɪ ] verb [transitive] FINANCE to send money, profits etc back to your own country: • Capital gains on investments may be repatriated only once a year. • Japanese companies continue to repatriate some overseas… …   Financial and business terms

  • repatriate — [rē pā′trē āt΄; ] for n., usually [, rē pā′trēit] vt., vi. repatriated, repatriating [< LL repatriatus, pp. of repatriare: see REPAIR2] to send back or return to the country of birth, citizenship, or allegiance [to repatriate prisoners of war] …   English World dictionary

  • Repatriate — Re*pa tri*ate (r? p? tr? ?t), v. t. [L. repatriare. See 1st {Repair}.] To restore to one s own country. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repatriate — 1610s, from pp. stem of L.L. repatriare (see REPATRIATION (Cf. repatriation)). Related: Repatriated; repatriating …   Etymology dictionary

  • repatriate — ► VERB ▪ send (someone) back to their own country. ► NOUN ▪ a person who has been repatriated. DERIVATIVES repatriation noun. ORIGIN Latin repatriare return to one s country …   English terms dictionary

  • repatriate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Late Latin repatriatus, past participle of repatriare to go home again more at repair Date: 1611 to restore or return to the country of origin, allegiance, or citizenship < repatriate prisoners of war > • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • repatriate — v. (D; tr.) to repatriate from; to * * * [riː pætrɪeɪt] to (D; tr.) to repatriate from …   Combinatory dictionary

  • repatriate — [[t]ri͟ːpæ̱trieɪt, AM pe͟ɪt [/t]] repatriates, repatriating, repatriated 1) VERB If a country repatriates someone, it sends them back to their home country. [V n] It was not the policy of the government to repatriate genuine refugees... [V n]… …   English dictionary

  • repatriate — UK [ˌriːˈpætrɪeɪt] / US [ˌrɪˈpeɪtrɪˌeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms repatriate : present tense I/you/we/they repatriate he/she/it repatriates present participle repatriating past tense repatriated past participle repatriated 1) to send someone… …   English dictionary

  • repatriate — repatriable /ree pay tree euh beuhl/ or, esp. Brit., / pa /, adj. repatriation, n. v. /ree pay tree ayt / or, esp. Brit., / pa /; n. /ree pay tree it/ or, esp. Brit., / pa /, v.t., repatriated, repatriating, n. v.t. 1. to bring or send back (a… …   Universalium