patriation

patriate

[pey-tree-eyt; especially British pa]
verb (used with object), patriated, patriating. Canadian.
to transfer (legislation) to the authority of an autonomous country from its previous mother country.

Origin:
1965–70; back formation from repatriate

patriation, noun
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patriate (ˈpætrɪˌeɪt, ˈpeɪtrɪˌeɪt)
 
vb
to bring under the authority of an autonomous country, for example as in the transfer of the Canadian constitution from UK to Canadian responsibility
 
patri'ation
 
n

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