, which historically referred to temporary banishment of a citizen in ancient Greece by popular vote, today implies forced exclusion from society or a certain group by general consent ostracized for scandalous behavior
, in this connection, is to banish (a convict) to a penal colony
is to send (an alien) out of the country, because the alien either entered unlawfully or is regarded as undesirable
suggests more strongly voluntary exile and often implies the acquiring of citizenship in another country
implies compulsion to leave one's own country, either because of a formal decree or through force of circumstance
implies removal from a country (not necessarily one's own) as a formal punishment
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