• (America) IPA: /dɪˈpɔɹt/
  • (RP) IPA: /dɪˈpɔːt/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /dɪˈpoɹt/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /dɪˈpoət/

deport (deports, present participle deporting; past and past participle deported)

  1. (reflexive, now rare) To comport (oneself); to behave.
    • December 30, 1710, Alexander Pope, letter to Henry Cromwell
      Let an ambassador deport himself in the most graceful manner before a prince.
  2. (transitive) To evict, especially from a country.
    • He told us he had been deported to Spain.

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