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expatriate

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Definition absent from one's native country
  • Some of us have to be content with the wives of the expatriate community.
    David Henry Hwang  --  M. Butterfly
expatriate = people absent from their home country
  • With men in tuxedos, and cappuccinos, and bad expatriate jazz.
    David Henry Hwang  --  M. Butterfly
  • With cappuccinos, and men in tuxedos and bad expatriate jazz.
    David Henry Hwang  --  M. Butterfly
  • They describe you as indigent expatriates, totally without funds, whom I generously treat at my clinic without charge.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • 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
  • She began to socialize with other American expatriates.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • 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
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The Des Moines expatriate in New York.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • 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
  • More of an expatriate, I'd say.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • 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
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • An expatriated newspaper man.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • 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
  • 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
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • 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
  • But it was staffed mainly by white, expatriate doctors.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • After school one day, Oscar's dad told him that the family's experiment in expatriate living was over.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Even those who lived in America for decades often remained isolated, associating mainly with other expatriate Iranians.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • The expatriates weren't welcoming.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • An expatriate, living and working in Ethiopia these eight years.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone

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