expatriation vs transportation what difference

what is difference between expatriation and transportation

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French expatriation

Noun

expatriation (countable and uncountable, plural expatriations)

  1. voluntary migration from one’s native land to another
  2. forced expulsion of from one’s native land to another

French

Pronunciation

Noun

expatriation f (plural expatriations)

  1. expatriation

Further reading

  • “expatriation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

From transport +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tɹænspɔːˈteɪʃən/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /tɹænspɚˈteɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
  • Hyphenation: trans‧por‧ta‧tion
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

transportation (usually uncountable, plural transportations)

  1. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.
    We have to get people out of their cars and encourage them to use alternative forms of transportation.
  2. (historical) Deportation to a penal colony.
    Mulligan’s sentence was commuted from death to transportation.
  3. (US) A means of conveyance.
    Nice transportation, dude, but your brake lights are busted.
  4. (US) A ticket or fare.
    • 1898, Willa Cather, The Westbound Train
      Sybil: [..] That reminds me, I haven’t got my passes yet! Have you the transportation here from Cheyenne to San Francisco for Mrs. S. Johnston?”
      (Agent looks grave, goes back and fumbles at the papers on his desk, returns to the window with a slip of paper in his hand.)
      Agent: “We had transportation here made out for such a person, but it was called for several hours ago.”

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