economic migrant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"economic migrant" in British English

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economic migrantnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​person who ​leavestheirhomecountry to ​live in another ​country with ​betterworking or ​livingconditions
(Definition of economic migrant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"economic migrant" in Business English

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economic migrantnoun [C]

uk   us   POLITICS, ECONOMICS
someone who goes to ​live in another country because it is possible to ​earn more ​money or to have a better standard of ​living there than in their own country: The new ​law will ​allow some 200,000 ​immigrants - both ​highlyskilledeconomicmigrants and asylum ​seekers - to ​enter the country each ​year.
(Definition of economic migrant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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