N: 1. 1888, from expel (late 14c., “cast out,” from Latin expellere “drive out, drive away,” from ex “out” + pellere “to drive”; specific meaning “to eject from a school” is first recorded 1640s; related: Expelled; expelling) + -ee (word-forming element in legal English (and in imitation of it), representing the Anglo-French -é ending of past participles used as nouns; as these sometimes were coupled with agent nouns in -or, the two suffixes came to be used as a pair to denote the initiator and the recipient of an action).
2. A person who is expelled especially from a native or adopted country.
3. A civilian outside the boundaries of the country of his or her nationality or ethnic origin who is being forcibly repatriated to that country or to a third country for political or other purposes. See also displaced person; evacuee; refugee.
4. One forced to emigrate, usually for political reasons
SYN: expelled person
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