[ri-tur-nee, -tur-nee]
a person who has returned, as from travels or a long absence.
a person returning from overseas duty in the armed forces.

1940–45, Americanism; return + -ee Unabridged
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returnee (rɪˈtɜːˌniː)
chiefly (US), (Canadian) a person who returns to his native country, esp after war service

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Example sentences
In both cases, the rest of the group had already begun working and the returnee had to be brought up to speed quickly.
One returnee said that his decision to return was largely due to the infrastructure improvements.
Informed employers can help make the process smoother for both the returnee and the workplace.
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