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His homecoming was delayed amid fears that pockets of Gambian soldiers remained loyal to the exiled leader. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She and her husband did not want to live as exiles in a foreign country and hoped things would get better in Aleppo. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He gave similar support to academic staff who were exiles from the country of their birth. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet that sense of exile also lends his songs a rare degree of sophistication. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That political exiles from abroad so often end up in our capital should be a source of national pride. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The son of Cuban exiles is now being touted as a future leader. The Sun (2010)Once in the grounds, you entered a sort of internal exile. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)He imprisoned or forced into exile disruptive oligarchs, taking control of their assets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One is from his accountant, telling him that his years of tax exile are over. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At Oxford they formed a band of embittered political exiles. Diane Purkiss The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)After just five months, he was also forced into exile with all the imperial family. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now it's decided to bring internal exile back. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He spent 27 years in exile during the apartheid period. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But in recent years fewer exiles have been able to escape to the freedom of India. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He lived lavishly in exile. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Exile was political, not economic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is now in exile in the US. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The law also offers former exiles, political prisoners and relatives of the victims the option to apply to a committee to clear their names. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In London the first family in exile was taken in by the Polish ambassador. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Both are sons of Cuban exiles, but have little else in common. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Already, as a result of his political beliefs, she had experienced exile and political persecution. Paul Preston DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)He loves his job, but he's not exactly thrilled with being an exile from his home and family. Christianity Today (2000)They either get out of the business early, go to jail or live in exile on a Caribbean island. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He may be able to make a deal, or may end up as yet another oligarch in London exile. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I had departed three hours earlier from my home in exile, Dubai. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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British English: exile /ˈɛɡzaɪl; ˈɛksaɪl/ NOUN
If someone is living in exile, they are living in a foreign country because they cannot live in their own country, usually for political reasons.
He is now living in exile in Egypt.
  • American English: exile
  • Arabic: نَفْي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: exílio
  • Chinese: 流放
  • Croatian: egzil
  • Czech: exil
  • Danish: eksil
  • Dutch: ballingschap
  • European Spanish: exilio
  • Finnish: maanpako
  • French: exil
  • German: Exil
  • Greek: εξορία
  • Italian: esilio
  • Japanese: 追放
  • Korean: 망명
  • Norwegian: eksil
  • Polish: zesłanie
  • European Portuguese: exílio
  • Romanian: exil
  • Russian: изгнание
  • Spanish: exilio
  • Swedish: exil
  • Thai: การลี้ภัย
  • Turkish: sürgün başka bir yere
  • Ukrainian: вигнання
  • Vietnamese: lưu vong
British English: exile VERB
If someone is exiled, they are living in a foreign country because they cannot live in their own country, usually for political reasons.
His second wife had been widowed, then exiled from her home country.
  • American English: exile
  • Brazilian Portuguese: exilar
  • Chinese: 放逐他国通常出于政治原因而
  • European Spanish: exiliar
  • French: exiler
  • German: verbannen
  • Italian: esiliare
  • Japanese: 国外追放する
  • Korean: 추방되다
  • European Portuguese: exilar
  • Spanish: exiliar

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