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compatriot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcompatriotcom‧pat‧ri‧ot /kəmˈpætriət $ -ˈpeɪt-/ noun [countable]  SANsomeone who was born in or is a citizen of the same country as someone else syn countrymansomebody’s compatriot Schmidt defeated his compatriot Hausmann in the quarter final.
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compatriotI was a coach, a compatriot, helping the men as they struggled with their test taking and their writing.Like his compatriot Nelson Piquet, Emerson in the cockpit is a somnolent cat.What Zyuganov reassuringly says to nervous westerners is not what he has been saying for the past five years to his compatriots.I discovered I had just committed the crime of killing compatriots...I see that I enjoy an exaggerated reputation for probity among my compatriots.Their pal Robert Musgrave would play their long-suffering compatriot, Bob.somebody’s compatriotMinh joined nearly 1 million of his compatriots in the West after being expelled from the Communist party in Vietnam.
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