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deport
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1  —as in:
deport from the U.S.
Definition force someone to leave a country
  • The government deported her.
deported = forced (someone) to leave the country
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She appealed the deportation.
  • deportation = act of forcing someone to leave a country
  • He saw himself deported by an administrative order, his life broken, ruined, and robbed of all hope.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Under Western Eyes
  • The king of Assyria complied by attacking Damascus and capturing it. He deported its inhabitants to Kir and put Rezin to death.
    2 Kings 16:9 (NIV)
  • We heard that we were going to be deported into the center of Germany.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • deported = forced to move (from where they now lived)
  • You can bet, if I win, my family will either be trained or deported.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • deported = sent out of the country
  • The word resettlement took the place of the word deportation.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • deportation = the act of forcing someone to leave a country
  • Agents were required to fill out form I-213—the Record of Deportable Alien—when they detained an immigrant.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Deportation on racial grounds has been defined as a crime against humanity,
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • deportation = forcing someone to leave a country
  • I'd deport him!
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
deport = force (him) to leave the country

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2  —as in:
deport herself with dignity
Definition behave in a certain manner
  • The report said he "acted contrary to the NCAA principles of ethical conduct when he knowingly violated recruiting restrictions imposed by the NCAA" and "failed to deport himself with the generally recognized high standard of honesty."
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She launched into a lecture on deportment and dress at school.
  • deportment = behave in a certain manner
  • A soldier amongst civilians is responsible for deporting herself with greater calm and wisdom than her unarmed counterparts.
  • deporting himself so beautifully
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • deporting = behaving (in a manner)
  • He said, "We must look to our own deportment.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • The point is, have you or have you not the bearing and deportment of a lady?
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • For the first time in my life I was in a place where I was treated according to my deportment, without reference to my complexion.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Day after day, as I walked the streets of Vanity, my manners and deportment became more and more like those of the inhabitants.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Celestial Railroad
  • Maximum of ten points each for individual style, deportment, rhythm and general appearance.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • Without seeming to hesitate, he walked into the lodge, and took his seat with a gravity that accorded admirably with the deportment of his hosts.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans

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