Political and social identities

expatriate
(n)
ex-PAY-tree-ǝt
Meaning

someone who is living outside of his native land

1st Sample Sentence

After living as an expatriate in many countries over many years, he finally returned to his native country with the intention of remaining there for the rest of his life.

Root

e ex (out of)#patria (native land) Latin

Mnemonics

ex = out and patriate = patriotic; someone who is not patriotic towards his country should be EXPATRIATED (expelled) read EXPATRIATE as EX-PATRIOT, now no more a patriot, as the person withdrew from his native land and settled somewhere else.

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