exile

See also: exilé

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EtymologyEdit

Middle English exil, from Old French essil, exil, from Latin exsilium, exilium ‎(state of exile), derived from exsul, exul ‎(exiled person).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛɡˌzaɪl/, /ˈɛkˌsaɪl/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ile

NounEdit

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exile ‎(countable and uncountable, plural exiles)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being banished from one's home or country.
    He lived in exile.
    They chose exile rather than assimilation.
    • Shakespeare
      Let them be recalled from their exile.
  2. (countable) Someone who is banished from one's home or country.
    • Shakespeare
      Thou art an exile, and thou must not stay.
    She lived as an exile.

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exile ‎(third-person singular simple present exiles, present participle exiling, simple past and past participle exiled)

  1. (transitive) To send into exile.
    • Tennyson
      Exiled from eternal God.
    • Shakespeare
      Calling home our exiled friends abroad.

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exile

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of exilar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of exilar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of exilar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of exilar
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