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verb [I or T] (COMPUTING)    /maɪˈɡreɪt/ US  /ˈmaɪ.ɡreɪt/ specialized
to begin using a new computer system, or to move information from one type of system to another: Migrating to Windows XP shouldn't cause you any problems.Computer concepts migration     /maɪˈɡreɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U] C1 There was a mass migration of poverty-struck farmers into the cities. → Compare immigration, emigration (emigrate)Animal (non-human) behaviour
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