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returnee

[ri-tur-nee, -tur-nee] /rɪ tɜrˈni, -ˈtɜr ni/
noun
1.
a person who has returned, as from travels or a long absence.
2.
a person returning from overseas duty in the armed forces.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism; return + -ee
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  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for returnee

returnee

/rɪˈtɜːˌniː/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a person who returns to his native country, esp after war service
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