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country of return

Definition(s)

In the EU context, a third country to which a third-country national returns.

Source(s)

EMN: Return migration, 2007.

Translations

  • BG: страна на връщане
  • CS: země návratu
  • DE: Rückkehrland
  • EL: χώρα επιστροφής
  • EN: country of return
  • ES: país de retorno
  • ET: vastuvõttev riik
  • FI: paluumaa
  • FR: pays de retour
  • GA: tír fillte
  • HU: visszatérési ország
  • IT: paese di ritorno
  • LT: valstybė, į kurią grįžta
  • LV: atgriešanas valsts (EU acquis); izraidīšanas valsts
  • MT: Pajjiż fejn wieħed jirritorna / fejn w. imur lura
  • NL: terugkeerland
  • PL: kraj powrotu
  • PT: país de retorno
  • RO: ţara de returnare
  • SK: krajina návratu
  • SL: država povratka / vrnitve
  • SV: återvändandeland
  • NO: returland

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

1. This is not defined in legal terms.
2. In most cases, it is the country of origin to which a return is made, but this definition is used here in order to indicate other (possible) destinations, e.g. country of transit or another third country.