- The action of deporting a foreigner from a country: asylum seekers facing deportation [as modifier]: a deportation order [count noun]: mass deportations took place over many monthsMore example sentences
expulsion, expelling, banishment, banishing, exile, exiling, transportation, transporting, extradition, extraditing, expatriation, expatriating, repatriation, repatriating; eviction, evicting, ejection, ejecting, ousting, throwing out, casting out, turning out, driving out, drumming outBritish • informal turfing out• dated outingin ancient Greece ostracism
- 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.