exile

  • 21 exile — I UK [ˈeksaɪl] / US [ˈeɡˌzaɪl] / US [ˈekˌsaɪl] noun Word forms exile : singular exile plural exiles * 1) a) [uncountable] a situation in which you are forced to live in a foreign country because you cannot live in your own country, usually for… …

    English dictionary

  • 22 exile — ex|ile1 [ˈeksaıl, ˈegzaıl] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: exil, from Latin exilium, from exul person sent away ] 1.) [singular, U] a situation in which you are forced to leave your country and live in another country, especially for… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 exile — ex|ile1 [ eg,zaıl, ek,saıl ] noun * 1. ) uncount a situation in which you are forced to live in a foreign country because you cannot live in your own country, usually for political reasons: poems written by Victor Hugo during his exile in the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 24 Exile — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Exile (значения). Это статья о газете, о серии компьютерных ролевых игр см. Exile (серия игр) Exile Тип еженедельная газета Формат таблоид Владелец Independent Главный редактор …

    Википедия

  • 25 Exile —    The tsarist regime used Siberian exile as a punishment for dissidents. Following the Decembrists’ Revolt in 1825, hundreds of officers were exiled to Siberia by Tsar Nicholas I. Most of these officers took their wives and children with them.… …

    Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • 26 exile — 01. The spiritual leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini, returned to his country from [exile] in France after the overthrow of the Shah. 02. Napoleon was [exiled] to Elba, and died there some years later. 03. Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 27 exile — [[t]e̱ksaɪl, e̱gz [/t]] ♦♦♦ exiles, exiling, exiled 1) N UNCOUNT: usu prep N If someone is living in exile, they are living in a foreign country because they cannot live in their own country, usually for political reasons. He is now living in… …

    English dictionary

  • 28 exile — 1 noun 1 (singular, uncountable) a situation in which you are forced to leave your country to live in another country, especially for political reasons: After a long period of enforced exile he returned to rule his country again. | be in exile:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 exile — I n. 1) to send smb. into exile 2) in exile (to live in exile) II v. (D; tr.) to exile from; to * * * [ eksaɪl] to (D;tr.) to exile from to send smb. into exile in exile (to live in exile) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 30 Exile — Der Begriff Exile bezeichnet: eine US amerikanische Country Rock Band, siehe Exile (Band) eine japanische J Pop Band, siehe Exile (japanische Band) den dritter Teil des Computerspiels Myst, siehe Myst#Myst III: Exile ein Adventurespiel, siehe… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 31 exile — {{11}}exile (n.) c.1300, forced removal from one s country; early 14c. as a banished person; from O.Fr. exil, essil (12c.), from L. exilium (see EXILE (Cf. exile) (v.)). {{12}}exile (v.) c.1300, from O.Fr. essillier exile, banish, expel, drive… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 32 exile — exilable, adj. exiler, n. /eg zuyl, ek suyl/, n., v., exiled, exiling. n. 1. expulsion from one s native land by authoritative decree. 2. the fact or state of such expulsion: to live in exile. 3. a person banished from his or her native land. 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 33 exile — ex•ile [[t]ˈɛg zaɪl, ˈɛk saɪl[/t]] n. v. iled, il•ing 1) expulsion from one s native land or home by authoritative decree 2) the fact or state of such expulsion: to live in exile[/ex] 3) prolonged separation from one s country or home, as by… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 34 exile — I. noun Etymology: Middle English exil, from Anglo French essil, exil, from Latin exilium, from exul, exsul an exile Date: 14th century 1. a. the state or a period of forced absence from one s country or home b. the state or a period of voluntary …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 35 exile —    The greatest exodus from Spain this century was that resulting from the Civil War of 1936–9. The collapse of the Catalan front at the end of January 1939 caused a massive flow of Republican refugees across the French border, with 470,000… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • 36 exile — noun 1》 the state of being barred from one s native country. 2》 a person who lives in exile. verb expel and bar (someone) from their native country. Origin ME: the noun is from OFr. exil banishment , exile banished person ; the verb is from OFr.… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 37 exile — [ˈeksaɪl] noun I 1) [U] a situation in which someone is forced to live in a foreign country, usually for political reasons He died in exile in 1986.[/ex] 2) [C] someone who has been forced to live in a foreign country II verb [T] exile [ˈeksaɪl]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 38 exile —    This word (from the Latin exilium, meaning banishment ) refers to an absence from one s native land; sometimes this separation is forced, at other times it is self imposed or voluntary. The Babylonian Exile (587 539 BC) was a tragic yet… …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 39 exile — n. & v. n. 1 expulsion, or the state of being expelled, from one s native land or (internal exile) native town etc. 2 long absence abroad, esp. enforced. 3 a person expelled or long absent from his or her native country. 4 (the Exile) the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 40 exile — 1. noun /ˈɛɡˌzaɪl,ˈɛkˌsaɪl/ a) The state of being banished from ones home or country. b) Someone who is banished from ones home or country. Syn: banishment, expatriate, expat 2. verb /ˈɛɡˌzaɪl,ˈɛkˌsaɪl/ …

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