Definition of patriate in English:

patriate

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Transfer control over (a constitution) from a mother country to its former dependency.

    ‘the Canadian government moved to patriate the constitution from Great Britain’
    • ‘The relevant events happened before the Convention rights were patriated by the HRA.’
    • ‘Nine provinces signed on to patriate the constitution, anyway.’

Pronunciation:

patriate

/ˈpātrēˌāt/