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migrate

verb
 
 
/maɪˈɡreɪt/ US   /ˈmaɪɡreɪt/
[I] ECONOMICS to travel to a new place or country, usually in order to find work and live there temporarily or permanently: migrate to Mexican farm workers migrate to the US each year to find work at harvest time.
[I] to move from one place to another: Trade is migrating from local stores to the larger out-of-town hypermarkets.
[I or T] IT to begin, or to make someone begin, using a new computer system: Migrating to the new version of Windows shouldn't cause you any problems.
[T] to move software or hardware from one computer system to another: Migrating software can be a tricky and costly undertaking.
(Definition of migrate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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