verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈpā-trē-ˌāt, -ˈpa-\
Definition of REPATRIATE
: to restore or return to the country of origin, allegiance, or citizenship
— re·pa·tri·ate \-trē-ət, -trē-ˌāt\ noun
— re·pa·tri·a·tion \(ˌ)rē-ˌpā-trē-ˈā-shən, -ˌpa-\ noun http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/d...
repatriate somebody (formal) to send or bring somebody back to their own countryThe refugees were forcibly repatriated.The insurance will cover the costs of repatriating you and your family in the case of an accident.2 repatriate something (business) to send money or profits back to your own countryAn agreement between the countries enables companies to repatriate their profits freely.repatriation
repatriation pronunciation English ˌriːˌpætriˈeɪʃn repatriation pronunciation American ˌriːˌpeɪtriˈeɪʃn
noun [uncountable, countable]the repatriation of immigrants/profitsa voluntary repatriation programme