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migrant

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmaɪɡrənt/ ECONOMICS
a person who travels to another place or country, usually in order to find work: The cities are full of migrants looking for work. The pay is enough to attract migrants but unappealing to locals. →  See also economic migrant
migrant adjective [before noun]
Translations of “migrant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 移民,遷徙的動物…
in Russian кочующий, сезонный…
in Turkish göçmen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 移民…
in Polish pracownik lub robotnik sezonowy…
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