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pa•tri•ate



Pronunciation: (pā'trē-āt"; esp. Brit. pa'-), [key]
v.t., -at•ed, -at•ing. Canadian.
to transfer (legislation) to the authority of an autonomous country from its previous mother country.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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