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government-in-exile

[guhv-ern-muh nt-in-eg-zahyl, -ek-sahyl, -er-muh nt-] /ˈgʌv ərn mənt ɪnˈɛg zaɪl, -ˈɛk saɪl, -ər mənt-/
noun
1.
a government temporarily moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to establish that government in their native country after its liberation.
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  • The move could bolster the power and authority of the government-in-exile.
  • Its purpose was to form a cadre of individuals who would become a government-in-exile.
  • His government-in-exile has always insisted on discussions about such matters as self-rule.

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