Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Expat"

The meaning of "Expat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does no expat status! mean?
A: I would have to know the whole context to better understand it. But it sounds like the person is saying that s/he is moving to Australia by being hired to work on a local contract in Australia, and s/he wouldn't have an expat status while working there. That's my best guess.
Q: What does no expat status mean?
A: expat = expatriate = a person who is staying in another country

theres no information on the resident / immigrant.
Q: What does expat mean?
A: I agree
Q: What does expat mean?
A: Expatriate, una persona quien vive en un pais en que no nació o no es ciudadano

There are many American expats living in Iraq taking their oil.

Example sentences using "Expat"

Q: Please show me example sentences with expat .
A: I met a couple of American expats living in Germany.

Synonyms of "Expat" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between expat and immigrant ?
A: Very little. "Expat" is short for "expatriate" and means a person who has moved to a different country to live, work or retire.

An "Immigrant" is also a person who has moved to a different country but this can inlcude refugees and asylum seekers.

Expats are immigrants. The difference is that the term "expat" has fewer negative connotations than "immigrant". People who refer to themselves as expats are usually relatively wealthy and chose to move to a different country because they wanted to or it benefits them in some way.

This may also be true of immigrants, but the term "immigrant" also includes people who were forced to move due to problems in their own country (war, natural disasters etc.).
Q: What is the difference between expat and immigrant ?
A: An expat (expatriate) is someone who moved to another country but only for a temporary period of time for example work and it is not their intention to stay there and become a citizen.

An immigrant is someone who permanently relocates to another country and intends to become a citizen and full member of that country.

Translations of "Expat"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Seasoned expat
A: Just like that:)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? expat
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Other questions about "Expat"

Q: When an expat has been in your country for 2 years, and you want to ask him why he came to tour country,
which one is natural?

1. what brings you to this country?
2. what brought you to this country?
A: the second one
Q: What's " expat bubble "
A: An "expat bubble" refers to expats who spend most of their time with other expats, living in a "bubble" with their native language and countrymen, not venturing as much out into the actual country where they are living.

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