Definition of deportation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdiːpɔːˈteɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːpɔːrˈteɪʃn//
[countable, uncountable]
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the act of forcing somebody to leave a country, usually because they have broken the law or because they have no legal right to be there Several of the asylum seekers now face deportation. a deportation order