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I, Franklin Hata, retired supplier of home medical goods, expatriate and war veteran and now suburban lap swimmer nonpareil, can operate only provisionally at present, even in the wane of my life.
Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  absent from one’s native country
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expatriate expatriates expatriation expatriated expatriating
"Expatriate" can also be used as a verb to indicate that one is forced from their country.

Standard suffix pronunciation:  When a word ends in "ate" and can be used as a verb or a noun/adjective, the last syllable of the word is often pronounced differently depending upon how it is used. The verb is typically pronounced with a long "a" as in the word "ate", but the noun or adjective is typically pronounced with a soft "a" which sounds more like "ut" as in the word "hut".
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  • I, Franklin Hata, retired supplier of home medical goods, expatriate and war veteran and now suburban lap swimmer nonpareil, can operate only provisionally at present, even in the wane of my life.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • She spent her days developing her skill in the large waves and her nights around a campfire with many other surfing expatriates and hippie characters who had migrated to the shores of Kauai. ladybug and tunas get acquainted
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • After school one day, Oscar’s dad told him that the family’s experiment in expatriate living was over.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The expatriates weren’t welcoming.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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  • One of his major themes was "superfluous Jews," and he scribbled away at length about the matter of "population transfer" and "expatriation."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Rhonda Brown recalled a softball game she and Luma played with a group of American diplomats and expatriates.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • More of an expatriate, I’d say.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • One thing alone frightened her; that was the remembrance of her husband, the Comte de la Fere, whom she had believed dead, or at least expatriated, and whom she found again in Athos-the best friend of d’Artagnan.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I cautioned him that I must hear no more of that; that he was not at all likely to obtain a pardon; that he was expatriated for the term of his natural life; and that his presenting himself in this country would be an act of felony, rendering him liable to the extreme penalty of the law.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • An expatriated newspaper man.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises

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  • In short, I had no peace of my life until he was expatriated, and made (as I afterwards heard) a shepherd of, ’up the country’ somewhere; I have no geographical idea where.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • It availed me nothing with those charged with our sad expatriation to protest this, nor would my uncles believe it; on the contrary, they treated it as an untruth and a subterfuge set up to enable me to remain behind in the land of my birth; and so, more by force than of my own will, they took me with them.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Jerene labored with the same single-mindedness to establish the Moshi International School, which catered to a cosmopolitan melting pot of expatriates’ children.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Winterbourne, the man whose attention she desires, while both attracted to and repulsed by her, ultimately proves too fearful of the disapproval of his established expatriate American community to pursue her further.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Through a chance encounter outside the United Nations in New York, he met a Burundian expatriate who was driving a cab in the city.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The Des Moines expatriate in New York.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • She began to socialize with other American expatriates.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • But it was staffed mainly by white, expatriate doctors.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • To a torn heart uncomforted by human nearness a room may open almost human arms, and the being to whom no four walls mean more than any others, is, at such hours, expatriate everywhere.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • Even those who lived in America for decades often remained isolated, associating mainly with other expatriate Iranians.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • To the Consul’s generation and to all those who lived in the slow, expatriate fringe of things, Kassad was not someone one was likely to forget.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • With many of these amiable colonists Mrs. Touchett was intimate; she shared their expatriation, their convictions, their pastimes, their ennui.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • They describe you as indigent expatriates, totally without funds, whom I generously treat at my clinic without charge.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Those found guilty of an honor violation were drummed out of the Corps in a dark ceremony of expatriation that had a remorseless medieval splendor about it.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • It was typical of the extreme mobility of twenty-first-century Man that Mrs. Rodricks, who was coal black, had been born in Scotland, whereas her expatriate and blond husband had spent almost all his life in Haiti.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • An expatriate, living and working in Ethiopia these eight years.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • As with so many expatriates who end up in Africa, it is not clear what brought him there.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • An expatriate artist.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • And the only usable dictionary of Americanisms[8] was written in England, and is the work of an expatriated lawyer.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • She also observed aid programs that spent primarily on expatriate staff and didn’t know what they were doing.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Jackson was leaving a funeral in the Capitol Building on January 30, 1835, when a British expatriate fired at him twice.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • There was a strong expatriate community whose primary purpose was to give the downtrodden and lost seekers new direction.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • With many of these amiable colonists Mrs. Touchett was intimate; she shared their expatriation, their convictions, their pastimes, their ennui.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • Katharine Jones, a sociologist at Philadelphia University, herself a British immigrant, studied American attitudes toward English accents encountered by British expatriates living in the United States.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Anaheim had been settled in the late nineteenth century by German immigrants hoping to create a local wine industry and by a group of Polish expatriates trying to establish a back-to-the-land artistic community.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • French expatriate, royalist, wealthy, six more names sandwiched into ones he used, three university degrees including one in law from Sorbonne, noble ancestry both France and Scotland, divorced (no children) from Honorable Pamela Hyphen-Hyphen-Blueblood.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Conversely, as an expatriate, it was easy to project benevolent qualities on to His Majesty.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • I first heard the news from my friends Shoba and Mahesh, who had got it from the radio—that expatriate habit of listening to the BBC news was something I had not yet got into.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • They sent Luma to the American Community School in Amman, a school for the children of American expatriates, mostly diplomats and businessmen, and elite Jordanians, including the children of King Hussein and Queen Noor.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I’d always thought the expatriates represented the best of culture and style of the "civilized" world.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • There were many Indians, Saudis, Pakistanis, Egyptians, and a smattering of other expatriates.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • It was doing better than ever now, with the boom and the expatriates.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • It was the other side of the expatriate family scene that had offended Yvette at the Tivoli.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • You’re an expatriate.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • You’re an expatriate.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • To me it all felt far away—the nightclub, the town, the squatters, the expatriates, "the situation of the country"; everything had just become background.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • …You’re an expatriate.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • The expatriate community, back from vacations, was out in force, looking tanned.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Like other expatriates in the town, I had done what was expected of me.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • You are an expatriate, see?
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
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