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Definition of "deportable" [deportable]

  • Subject to deportation: a deportable alien. (adjective)
  • Punishable by deportation: a deportable offense. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "deportable" in a sentence
  • "If an immigration judge has found that you are properly removable or deportable from the United States we can help you."
  • "Indeed, more than half of them have never been convicted of any crime, and those charged as being deportable based on a crime generally have non-violent or minor offenses."
  • "Guilty pleas to two marijuana possession offenses make an immigrant deportable, a public housing resident subject to eviction, and a college student ineligible for financial aid."