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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
    (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.)
  • 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
  • Only 5,000 of the deported Dutch Jews, a wall label explained, had survived.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • deported = sent out of the country
  • 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
  • deported = sent out of the country
  • Jack had only meant to rescue the princess, whom Dodge the commoner had been trying to kiss, and now he was on his way to tell his father and Queen Genevieve so that they'd deport Dodge to the Crystal Mines, which surely wasn't too great a punishment for such serious crimes.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • deport = send (from the community)
  • The word resettlement took the place of the word deportation.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
deportation = the act of forcing someone to leave a country
(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.)

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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.
  • Aunt Alexandra's vision of my deportment involved playing with small stoves, tea sets, and wearing the Add-A-Pearl necklace she gave me when I was born; furthermore, I should be a ray of sunshine in my father's lonely life.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • deportment = behavior
  • 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

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