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They hope to repatriate the ancient artifacts and place them in the new museum.
  return someone or something to a country of origin
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repatriation repatriated repatriate repatriating repatriates
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  • They hope to repatriate the ancient artifacts and place them in the new museum.
  • In many cases, U.N. personnel and peacekeepers accused of sexual abuse were either fired from the organization or repatriated back to their country of origin.
  • We are hoping the new tax policy will encourage multi-national American companies to repatriate profits back into this country for investment.
  • "Repatriation," said Marta’s aunt.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising

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  • In the evenings she reads while Etienne makes phone calls, petitions repatriation authorities, and writes letters.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • The Germans chased down the train, searched the baggage, repatriated the glasses, and sent the Americans on to Berlin.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • After Auschwitz was liberated by Russian troops, he was repatriated to Amsterdam by way of Odessa and Marseille.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Once the Russians are defeated,’ he went on, you will be repatriated through Switzerland.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The ship of the voluntary repatriates was SS Marine Angel.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • With one successfully repatriated daughter, Papi might yank us all out of college and send us back.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

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  • If he said NO NO, he could be sent to Tule Lake camp in northern California where all the "disloyal" were to be assembled for what most people believed would be eventual repatriation to Japan.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • Now a force made up mainly of descendants of the Tutsi exiles in Uganda was attempting what one scholar describes as "an armed repatriation."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • He knew the U.S. State Department had internalregulations about the forcible repatriation of foreign nationals, particularly when it came to communist countries.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • We turned them over to the Glatun for repatriation.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • When the day of my repatriation finally came, I packed my few belongings in a plastic bag.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • And then there are German and Austrian prisoners of war lured by the promise of freedom and repatriation.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • A prisoner of war repatriated.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • Rath served a year in prison under Malaysia’s tough anti-immigrant laws, and then she was supposed to be repatriated.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Repatriated.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • For decades, Rwanda’s governments had refused to repatriate those refugees, and like most countries where exiles tried to make new homes, Uganda didn’t want them either.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Scores of men were so ill that they had to be carried from camps, and it was common for men to remain hospitalized for many months after repatriation.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Two WEEKS EARLIER, Leslie had told me that I was to be "repatriated" and reinstated into normal society.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • The Mexican Repatriation was very real and an often overlooked part of our history.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • Because Los Angeles was teeming with repatriated soldiers, inexpensive housing was all but impossible to find, so Louie was still living with his parents.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Repatriation and dispersal policies the crudest cut of all.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • She always carried the fear that she could he sent hack on a whim, even though repatriation had long been over.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • They were the first of Canada’s Japanese to follow soon under Canada’s Japanese Repatriation plan.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • I suspected he had found me a foster home and that I was going to be "repatriated"—the term used to describe the process of reuniting ex–child soldiers with their former communities.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • The numbers of Mexicans deported during this so-called "voluntary repatriation" was greater than the Native American removals of the nineteenth century and greater than the Japanese-American relocations during World War II.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • In Deo’s view, the critique contained far too little appreciation for the government’s accomplishments — rebuilding institutions virtually from scratch, repatriating about two million refugees, providing security for a traumatized population in the face of persistent armed attacks from genocidal forces in exile.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Isamu Nakane In accordance with the segregation programme which is now being carried out by the Government, you will be required to move to Kaslo where you will await Eastern Placement; as Slocan project has been selected as a Repatriation Camp and will house only those who have elected at the present time, or who may elect in the near future, to return to Japan.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • "Such a generous country," Aunt Emily said as she read from the form, " ’…. This assured assistance from the government as outlined …. will mean, to many who desire repatriation, relief from unnecessary anxiety and it will allow them to plan for their future and that of their children, along economic, social, and cultural lines which they fear might be denied them were they to remain in Canada.’
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
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