1 being sent to live in another country
ADJ. long | permanent | enforced | self-imposed, voluntary | internal Many spent decades in labour camps or in internal exile.
VERB + EXILE be driven/forced/sent into | flee into, go into The king went into exile after the overthrow of his government. | live in They joined the many other Armenians living in exile. | die in | return from He still hopes to return from exile one day.
PREP. in ~ She had spent 40 years in exile. | ~ from Dante died in exile from Florence.
PHRASES a place of exile
2 person forced to live in another country
ADJ. political | tax (= a rich person who moves to another country where taxes are lower)
EXILE + VERB return A general amnesty was granted, allowing political exiles to return freely.
PHRASES the recall of exiles, the return of exiles
ADV. permanently, temporarily | effectively He was effectively exiled after a failed bid for power.
PREP. from The family was exiled from France. | to He was exiled to Siberia.