exile vs expat what difference

what is difference between exile and expat

English

Etymology

From Middle English exil, borrowed from Old French essil, exil, from Latin exsilium, exilium (state of exile), derived from exsul, exul (exiled person).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɛɡˌzaɪl/, /ˈɛkˌsaɪl/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ile

Noun

exile (countable and uncountable, plural exiles)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being banished from one’s home or country.
    Synonym: banishment
  2. (countable) Someone who is banished from their home or country.
    Synonyms: expatriate, expat

Derived terms

  • internal exile

Translations

Verb

exile (third-person singular simple present exiles, present participle exiling, simple past and past participle exiled)

  1. (transitive) To send into exile.
    • ?, Alfred Tennyson, The Passing of Arthur
      Exiled from eternal God.
    Synonyms: banish, forban

Translations

Anagrams

  • Lexie, lexie

French

Verb

exile

  1. first-person singular present indicative of exiler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of exiler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of exiler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of exiler
  5. second-person singular imperative of exiler

Latin

Adjective

exīle

  1. nominative neuter singular of exīlis
  2. accusative neuter singular of exīlis
  3. vocative neuter singular of exīlis

Portuguese

Verb

exile

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of exilar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of exilar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of exilar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of exilar

Spanish

Verb

exile

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of exilar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of exilar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of exilar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of exilar.


English

Alternative forms

  • ex-pat

Etymology

Apocope of expatriate.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛksˌpæt/

Noun

expat (plural expats)

  1. An expatriate; a person who lives outside their own country.

Derived terms

  • Mexpat
  • sexpat
  • Texpat

Translations

Anagrams

  • exapt

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛkspat]

Noun

expat m

  1. (informal) expat, expatriate (a person who lives outside his or her own country)
    Synonym: expatriant

Related terms

  • See páter

Further reading

  • expat in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • expat in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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