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emigrate

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈemɪɡreɪt/
to leave your country in order to live permanently in another country: Opportunities to emigrate to the United States have been severely cut back by tightened immigration rules and border controls. The corporation was founded with $750 by two brothers who emigrated from Mexico. →  Compare immigrate
Translations of “emigrate”
in Arabic يُهاجِر…
in Korean 이민을떠나다…
in Malaysian hijrah…
in French émigrer…
in Turkish göç etmek…
in Italian emigrare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 移居外國, 移民…
in Russian эмигрировать…
in Polish emigrować…
in Vietnamese di cư…
in Spanish emigrar…
in Portuguese emigrar…
in Thai อพยพ…
in German auswandern…
in Catalan emigrar…
in Japanese ~が(他国に)移民する…
in Indonesian beremigrasi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 移居外国, 移民…
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