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      vb   tr  
1    to remove (an alien) forcibly from a country; expel  
2    to carry (an inhabitant) forcibly away from his homeland; transport; exile; banish  
3    to conduct, hold, or behave (oneself) in a specified manner  
     (C15: from French déporter, from Latin deportare to carry away, banish, from de- + portare to carry)  
  deportable      adj  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    banish, exile, expatriate, expel, extradite, oust  
2      (used reflexively)    acquit, act, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, hold  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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depot, deportee, depart, dept

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