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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: déporter, from Latin portare 'to carry'

deport

verb
     
Related topics: Citizenship
de‧port [transitive]
PGC to make someone leave a country and return to the country they came from, especially because they do not have a legal right to stay [↪ export]
deport somebody from/to something
He was deported from Ecuador when his visa expired.
deportation noun [uncountable and countable]
the deportation of illegal immigrants

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