Definition of Deportation

1. Noun. The act of expelling a person from their native land. "The sentence was one of transportation for life"

Exact synonyms: Exile, Expatriation, Transportation
Generic synonyms: Banishment, Proscription
Specialized synonyms: Babylonian Captivity
Derivative terms: Deport, Exile, Expatriate



2. Noun. The expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien.
Generic synonyms: Ejection, Exclusion, Expulsion, Riddance
Derivative terms: Deport

Definition of Deportation

1. n. The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.

Definition of Deportation

1. Noun. The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deportation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deportation

deponents
depones
deponing
depopulacy
depopulate
depopulated
depopulates
depopulating
depopulation
depopulations
depopulative
depopulator
depopulators
deport
deportable
deportation (current term)
deportations
deported
deportee
deportees
deporter
deporters
deporting
deportment
deportments
deports
deporture
deposable
deposal
deposals

Literary usage of Deportation

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1. Owed Justice: Thai Women Trafficked Into Debt Bondage in Japan by Kinsey Dinan (2000)
"352 As explained above, the deportation of trafficked women is often delayed by the difficulties they face in obtaining the necessary documents and funding ..."

2. Freedom of Speech by Zechariah Chafee (1920)
"Finally, although it is undoubtedly true that the laws requiring warrants for arrest, forbidding searches, and allowing counsel make deportation more ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1913)
"AMENS (§ 54*)—deportation—JUDICIAL REVIEW OF FINDINGS. 1. The findings of fact upon which were based an order of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor for the ..."

4. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"German Defence of the Policy of deportation; § 426. Economic Argument and Question of Public Order; §427. The German Defence Analyzed; §428. ..."

5. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States, of by United States, Edward Thompson Company (1918)
"LIMITATION OF TIME FOB deportation (p. 674) Rule stated.—The jurisdiction of the Secretary of Labor depends upon the fact that the alien has entered the ..."

6. Empty Reforms: Saudi Arabia's New Basic Laws by Aziz Abu-Hamad, Middle East Watch (Organization), Middle East Watch (Organization (1992)
"deportation orders are issued automatically for violations of the stringent visa and residence regulations. They are also issued upon recommendation of the ..."

7. Young India: An Interpretation and a History of the Nationalist Movement by Lajpat Rai (1916)
"In the words of the Honourable Mr. GK Gokhale, in a speech delivered in the Council of the Governor General after the deportation of Lajpat Rai, ..."

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