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  • n. Plural form of returnee.


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  • Since the election, Labour has gained 34,719 new members -- many of them refugees or returnees from the Liberal Democrats who, against expectations, joined with the Conservative Party to form the current government.

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  • Both Bernstein and Carey noted the lack of returnees from the Bosnian war.

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  • These large green spaces would be surrounded by a residential and work complexes to accommodate returnees from the outer suburbs, possibly reducing sprawl.

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  • I think the total impact of returnees is going to be minimal.


  • He has 10 returnees from the '99 lineup, but his younger newcomers lack experience in high-pressure showdowns. - China cautious about World Cup chances

  • An intriguing mixture of staff aces, blue-light specials and returnees from the DL are slated to work a pair. - Tip sheet

  • We go beyond the body count as we track returnees from a Latino cage fighter to a Congressional candidate.

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  • He and other proponents also are hoping to engage another key group in the fight, the so-called "returnees" - Mexican dual citizens, or Mexican-born citizens with legal status in the U.S. who are Medicare-eligible after a lifetime of payroll contributions. Top Stories

  • And though the focus was on these two freed POWs now being termed returnees, both of them approached the podium to say they must not forget those that are still at war.

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  • Though the returnees were a minority in Yehud, their religious, socioeconomic, and political status, and their concentration in and around Jerusalem, gave them power far beyond their number.

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