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repatriate in Citizenship topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrepatriatere‧pat‧ri‧ate /riːˈpætrieɪt $ riːˈpeɪ-/ verb [transitive]  1 PGCto send someone back to their own countrydeport After the war, prisoners were repatriated.2 BFto send profits or money you have earned back to your own country→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
repatriateItaly is using military helicopters to repatriate 292 Albanian refugees.So far, 51 boat people have been forcibly repatriated.There was to be a cease-fire, and all prisoners of war were to be repatriated.In that event, an obligation to repatriate could be legally nullified.Earlier the government had approved amendments codifying foreign exchange regulations to enable foreign companies to repatriate profits.