Translation of repatriate in Spanish:

repatriate

Pronunciation: /riːˈpeɪtrieɪt; riːˈpætrieɪt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [immigrants/prisoners of war] repatriar to repatriate foreign earnings hacer* ingresar al país beneficios percibidos en el extranjero
    More example sentences
    • It does indeed seem counterintuitive to continue the heartbreaking and futile process of militarizing the area, bullying and repatriating people like the two men we see taking a furtive, impromptu bath at a hotel fountain in Matamoros.
    • Erskine, the Quaker, offered to serve as a stretcher-bearer, but the British Embassy refused to repatriate people not prepared to join the armed forces.
    • Foreign ships relayed the news and some called in at Japanese ports to deliver relief supplies and repatriate foreigners who wished to leave.

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