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American English: /ˌdipɔrˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /diːpɔːˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of deportation in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • Example sentences
    • Denaturalisation, deportation and extradition are the only avenues justice can allow.
    • Can you hold them in custody for purposes of expulsion or deportation, even if they are children?
    • There has been a significant rise in the number of deportations carried out so far this year compared with last year, according to new statistics.

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