Definition Of exile

verb

expel and bar (someone) from their native country, typically for political or punitive reasons.

a corrupt dictator who had been exiled from his country

the state of being barred from one's native country, typically for political or punitive reasons.

he knew now that he would die in exile

Example Of exile

  • Albert's powers now include proposing legislation, exiling anyone he chooses, rewriting the constitution, and having control over every one of his citizen's lives.

  • ‘I believe that Israel made a historic mistake by not exiling him two years ago,’ he said.

  • But the Iraqi leader has said he would rather die than go into exile .

  • Cattle ranchers were able to work it, though, after King Kamehameha III stopped exiling criminals.

  • Deeply attached to his native land, he died in exile in France.


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