repatriate to (some place)

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repatriate to (some place)

1. To return to one's country of origin, especially on a permanent basis. After living abroad for nearly four years, I decided to repatriate to Canada to spend more time with my family. She says she has no intention of repatriating to Australia now that she's been granted permanent residency here.
2. To return someone or someone's body to their country of origin. They agreed not to press criminal charges for violating the terms of my tourist visa, but they told me they'd be repatriating me to France by the end of the week. The government finally agreed to repatriate the prisoner's remains to his home country.
See also: repatriate
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The UNHCR had been operating two voluntary repatriation centers (VRCs) in Quetta, and Nowshera, for refugees wishing to repatriate to Afghanistan.
The UNHCR had been operating two voluntary repatriation centres (VRCs) in Quetta, and Nowshera, for refugees wishing to repatriate to Afghanistan.
Filippo Grandi said more Afghan refugees are also ready to repatriate to Afghanistan.
(1) The owners of this cargo were diaspora Armenians from communities in Greece and the Middle East who had responded to a Soviet invitation to repatriate to their "homeland," Soviet Armenia.
However, evidence suggests that repatriates returning to their old or lateral positions may result in a lack of motivation in the repatriate to engage in knowledge sharing openings (Jasawalla & Sashittal, 2009).
He also commended the role played by the chiefs in the mobilisation of the people of Southern Sudan to repatriate to the South.
The statement emailed to Pajhwok Afghan News said that only the Afghans in Sindh, Punjab, Islamabad and Peshawar could voluntarily repatriate to Afghanistan while the repatriation of Afghan refugees in Balochistan province will be announced later.
According to the report available with The Nation, a list suggested 33 such employees including 25 from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, six from Federal Government Services Hospital, Polyclinic and one from National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine to repatriate to their parent departments as their absorption was against the rules.
According to the list of PIMS employees seven were recommended to repatriate to the Sindh health department, 06 to Punjab, 05 to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and 03 to Balochistan health departments.
The spokesman of the ministry said that the news item regarding application by 90,000 Afghan refugees for Pakistani citizenship and refusal to repatriate to their country (Afghanistan) appeared in section of press was totally incorrect.