exile

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1 exile /ˈɛgˌzajəl/ /ˈɛkˌsajəl/ noun
plural exiles
1 exile
/ˈɛgˌzajəl/ /ˈɛkˌsajəl/
noun
plural exiles
Learner's definition of EXILE
[noncount] : a situation in which you are forced to leave your country or home and go to live in a foreign country often used after in or into
sometimes used figuratively
[count] : a period of time during which someone has lived in exile
[count] : a person who has been forced to live in a foreign country : a person who is in exile
see also tax exile
2 exile /ˈɛgˌzajəl/ /ˈɛkˌsajəl/ verb
exiles; exiled; exiling
2 exile
/ˈɛgˌzajəl/ /ˈɛkˌsajəl/
verb
exiles; exiled; exiling
Learner's definition of EXILE
[+ object]
: to force (someone) to go to live in a distant place or foreign country : to force (someone) into exile usually used as (be) exiled
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