Definition of deportation in English:
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 months
More 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.
expulsion, expelling, banishment, banishing, exile, exiling, transportation, transporting, extradition, extraditing, expatriation, expatriating, repatriation, repatriating, refoulement;
eviction, evicting, ejection, ejecting, ousting, throwing out, casting out, turning out, driving out, drumming out
British informal turfing out
in ancient Greeceostracism
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