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exeat Line breaks: exeat
Pronunciation: /ˈɛksɪat/

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Definition of exeat in English:


A permission from a college, boarding school, or other institution for temporary absence.
Example sentences
  • No wonder I never wanted to go back after exeats and holidays.
  • Barracks could now be provided, and exeats were strictly controlled.
  • I've been gated, banned from Parkins, warned not to see Jason until the exeat, and I have to do table duty for two weeks!


Early 18th century: from Latin, 'let him or her go out', third person singular present subjunctive of exire (see exit).

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