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English definition of “emigrate”

emigrate

verb [I] uk   /ˈem.ɪ.ɡreɪt/ us  
to leave a country permanently and go to live in another one: Millions of Germans emigrated from Europe to America in the 19th century. Thousands of Britons emigrate every year.Changing homes and moving
emigration
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌem.ɪˈɡreɪ.ʃən/ us  
Changing homes and moving
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