expatriate expatriate  /ɛk ˈspeɪ tri ˌeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
  2. (v) expel from a country
  3. (v) move away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad

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Usage(s):

  1. Robert, the African expatriate, was so obsessed with his roots that he was scarcely aware of his British neighborhood.
  2. The expatriates lived in a small section of the town busy with making both ends meet.
  3. Anne, the expatriate English author living in Italy, wrote murder mysteries set in rural England.

News

  1. William Demby, 90, author of experimental novels

    NEW YORK — William Demby, whose novels, written while he was an expatriate in Italy, challenged literary conventions and expectations of what a black writer should write about, died May 23 at his home in Sag Harbor, N.Y. He was 90.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. California Author Returns Home for Much Anticipated Book Tour

    European expatriate author Lee Foust returns home to California for a series of performances and book signings to publicize his new anthology of verse and prose Sojourner. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10800112.htm
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "It feels good to be able to bring an entertainment quality that matches with anything else in the rest of the world and do it for basically an expatriate audience that misses this kind of entertainment," Amitabh Bachchan said in Toronto.
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Nooyi said of Nair: "She has, through her work, provided all of us immense joy. She has, through her excellence, captured the popular imagination, and thus built yet another important bridgehead between the [expatriate] community and the country."
    on Mar 29, 2008 By: Indra Nooyi Source: Sify

  3. "I'm not an expatriate by any means...... I think our world is such right now that you can live in very distant places and still keep close to family and the land," said Boyden, 41. "I really like that kind of psychic and geographic distance...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Joseph Boyden Source: Pulse 24

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