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English definition of “emigrate”

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
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