Definition of Patriate

1. Verb. (Canada) To assume control of a governmental power from a former mother country. ¹



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Definition of Patriate

1. to transfer (power of legislation) to an autonomous country [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patriate

patriarchalism
patriarchally
patriarchate
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patriarchdom
patriarchdoms
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patriarchic
patriarchically
patriarchies
patriarchism
patriarchisms
patriarchs
patriarchship
patriarchy
patriate (current term)
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patriation
patriations
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patrician
patricianism
patricianisms
patricianly
patricians
patriciate
patriciates
patricidal

Literary usage of Patriate

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1. Brissot de Warville: A Study in the History of the French Revolution by Eloise Ellery (1915)
"... be the greatest possible freedom of trade allowed to the colonies.1 Meanwhile, Brissot continued his campaign in the patriate ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1896)
"... with an engraving of Louis XVI., It patriate Roi des Francois, opposite to it. In the drawing-room of Mr. Jefferson there are three busts,— of Franklin, ..."

3. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1841)
"... he was, after related hearings before the Committee of Safety, allowed, on his own request, otter a long imprisonment, to ei- patriate himself. ..."

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