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Word: expatriate

Definition: exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country


Sentences Containing 'expatriate'

An expatriate investment banker frequent character in early years, she would appear in strips in which she and her female colleagues would complain about the treatment of women in the City Wendy Tanner was Alex's secretary and had an affair with him.
An innate part of the Turkish psyche, folkloric song and dance can erupt at any moment and overwhelm even the most intrepid expatriate.
As an international school it attracts children from expatriate families and also accepts local students.
Australian rules is played a few times each year by expatriate Australians and Irishmen in the Cayman Islands.
Besides the expatriate Indians, Brunei also has a large expatriate community of Filipino, Indonesian and English-speaking origins.
Cartus offers a variety of services that cover every phase of the relocation process including cost projection/estimates and budgeting, home sale and purchase, household goods shipping as well as government and global relocation, consultation, intercultural training and expatriate compensation services.
Charisma Man imagined himself as an astronaut, a pilot, a doctor or a psychologist in order to ridicule some aspect of expatriate life.
Daniele Varè (1880-1956) was an Italian expatriate diplomat and author, most famous for the novel "The Maker of Heavenly Trousers" which has recently been republished by Penguin Modern Classics.
Expatriate Christians make up the majority of Christians in Bahrain, while native Christian Bahrainis (who hold Bahraini citizenship) make up a much smaller community.
Expatriate Indian nationalists organised as the Indian Revolutionary Committee in Berlin made an informal approach to the German government in support of aid to the cause of anti-British armed struggle in their native land.
He encouraged his daughters, one of whom, Frances Hodgkins, was regarded as Britain's most distinguished woman artist at the time of her death and is still New Zealand's best regarded expatriate painter.
He featured alongside fellow American expatriate actor Ed Bishop in the radio series "".
He remained for some time in Giverny, and here he became well-acquainted with other well known expatriate America impressionists such as Richard Miller, Theodore Earl Butler, Frederick Frieseke, and Lawton Parker.
He spent most of his life working through the Cyrene Mission School, producing art on the behest of Frank McEwen, a British expatriate who helped establish and later ran the Rhodesian National Gallery of Art (now the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
He succeeded fellow NZ expatriate Howard Gable as the producer of leading Australian progressive rock band Spectrum, for whom he produced the albums "Warts Up Your Nose" (1972, released under the pseudonym 'Indelible Murtceps'), "Testimonial" (1973) and the valedictory live album "Terminal Buzz".
He was spotted playing soccer by an expatriate Australian, one of the members of the Tokyo Goannas, who convinced him to try Aussie Rules as well.
His inheritance, multiplied by the favorable exchange rate the American dollar enjoyed in postwar Europe, allowed them to indulge in an extravagant expatriate lifestyle.
However, as decolonization occurred, many expatriate English returned to Britain; Hence, in an unregulated socio-linguistic environment, the spontaneous varieties of a creolized English began to form after the 1960s.
In 1923, shortly after their arrival in Paris, Caresse introduced Crosby to her friend Constance Coolidge, also a Boston Brahmin, an American expatriate and French countess, with whom he immediately began an open sexual relationship.
In 1937, she married Frenchman Jean Lion, during which time she received French citizenship and became a permanent expatriate.
In 1975 he moved briefly to Festival Records, then on to CBS Records where he produced a string of successful recordings, including hits for the expatriate New Zealand rock group Dragon and Melbourne band Australian Crawl.
In every part of the diocese, except in Cyprus and Iraq, the congregations are largely expatriate, with many Christians from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and the African continent.
In his later years, his poetry dealt with the themes of blindness and the nature of an expatriate's identity.
India Abroad is a weekly newspaper published from New York City, which focuses on Indian news meant for an Indian American, Indian diaspora and expatriate audience.
Many of the contributions were from expatriate female writers, including British freelance photographer and writer Bizzie Frost who started working for the Gazette in 1986 when Andrew Craig (son of former Ambassador to KSA, Sir James Craig) was the features editor.
Other awards Tan has won include a World Fantasy Award for Best Artist, and a Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist. A generation of expatriate authors.
Persons such as Francisco de Miranda, a long-term Venezuelan expatriate, and Simón Bolívar, a young, Criollo aristocrat—both influenced by Age of Enlightenment ideas and the example of the French Revolution—led the movement.
Primary catchment includes posh residential colonies like Vasant Kunj, Vasant Vihar, Shanti Niketan, RK Puram, Safdurjung Enclave, Green Park, Chattarpur, Mahipalpur- to name a few, which essentially comprises expatriate population as well.
Radio Birdman, cofounded by Detroit expatriate Deniz Tek in 1974, was playing gigs to a small but fanatical following in Sydney.
Richard "Dick" Hebdige (born 1951) is an expatriate British media theorist and sociologist most commonly associated with the study of subcultures, and its resistance against the mainstream of society.
She was the third expatriate woman in a period of a few months but the first to be killed.
Simon Procter (born November 8, 1968 in Lancashire, England) is an expatriate British artist and photographer who has collaborated with Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano and Vivienne Westwood, and whose work includes Galliano Royal (2007).
Since the early 1980s the day-to-day operations were led by editor Ramesh Balan, an expatriate Indian who retired in 2009.
Sobin maintained his expatriate status until his death in July, 2005 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 69.
Stefano Delle Chiaie apparently had a hand in both what was happening in Italy and with Operation Condor, as he met with Michael Townley (a US expatriate, DINA agent).
Sylvia Beach (March 14, 1887 – October 5, 1962), born Nancy Woodbridge Beach, was a American-born bookseller and publisher who lived most of her life in Paris, where she was one of the leading expatriate figures between World War I and II.
Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey () is a nonfiction anthology by 32 expatriate women from seven nations and five continents about their lives in modern Turkey, published by Seal Press in North America (2006, ISBN 1-58005-155-3) and Doğan Kitap in Turkey (2005, ISBN 975-293-381-5 Turkish edition, ISBN 975-293-372-6 English edition).
The anthology is structured to shadow the assimilation timeline, with events of increasing intimacy occurring over the length of time an expatriate spends in the country, or according to the depth to which they engage the local culture.
The Black Sun Press enjoyed the greatest longevity among the several expatriate presses founded in Paris during the 1920s.
The collection includes the life experiences of 32 expatriate women from seven nations and five continents, whose collective experience spans the length and breadth of Turkey over the past four decades.
The number of expatriate English teachers hailing from English-speaking nations has increased from less than 1,000 in 1988 to over 20,000 since 2002.
The Party Machine split in 1969, when Ross Wilson spent several months in London after being invited to join expatriate Australian progressive group Procession.
The piping competitions maintain their pre-eminence in the world of competitive bagpiping, and although changed by an increasingly expatriate and itinerant membership, the annual autumn and Christmas balls are highlights of the season.
The remainder is drawn from the expatriate community with about 25 percent Bulgarian nationals.
The TCIRFU is made up of Turks and Caicos Islanders as well as expatriate residents from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, United States, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
Then channel was later re-launched as City 7 TV by Mohi-Din BinHendi, a UAE national who saw a great opportunity to address the needs of,both, an expatriate audience and modern Arabs looking for local programming in English.
There are also several international schools in Sarajevo, catering to the expatriate community; some of which are Sarajevo International School and the French International School of Sarajevo, established in 1998.
There they joined the Lost Generation of expatriate Americans disillusioned by the loss of life in World War I and the moral and social values of their parents' generation.
They are joined by a relatively large expatriate community, estimated at about 7500, from India.
Up until 2003, the "Gazette's" editorial staff consisted largely of Indian and Pakistani expatriate journalists.

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