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deportation

[dee-pawr-tey-shuh n, -pohr-] /ˌdi pɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -poʊr-/
noun
1.
the lawful expulsion of an undesired alien or other person from a state.
2.
an act or instance of deporting.
Origin of deportation
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin dēportātiōn- (stem of dēportātiō), equivalent to dēportāt(us) (past participle of dēportāre; see deport, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
nondeportation, noun
prodeportation, adjective
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deportation

/ˌdiːpɔːˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of expelling an alien from a country; expulsion
2.
the act of transporting someone from his country; banishment
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Word Origin and History for deportation
n.

1590s, from Middle French déportation, from Latin deporationem (nominative deportatio), noun of action from past participle stem of deportare (see deport).

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