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Meaning of “emigrate” in the English Dictionary

"emigrate" in British English

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emigrateverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈem.ɪ.ɡreɪt/
to ​leave a ​countrypermanently and go to ​live in another one: Millions of Germans emigrated fromEurope toAmerica in the 19th ​century. Thousands of Britons emigrate every ​year.
emigration
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌem.ɪˈɡreɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of emigrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"emigrate" in American English

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emigrateverb [I]

 us   /ˈem·əˌɡreɪt/
social studies to ​leave a ​countrypermanently and go to ​live in another one: Millions of Germans emigrated from Europe in the nineteenth ​century.
emigration
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌem·əˈɡreɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of emigrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"emigrate" in Business English

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emigrateverb [I]

uk   us   /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 ​tightenedimmigrationrules and border ​controls. The ​corporation was ​founded with $750 by two brothers who emigrated from Mexico.
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(Definition of emigrate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “emigrate”
in Korean 이민을떠나다…
in Arabic يُهاجِر…
in Malaysian hijrah…
in French émigrer…
in Russian эмигрировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 移居外國, 移民…
in Italian emigrare…
in Turkish göç etmek…
in Polish emigrować…
in Spanish emigrar…
in Vietnamese di cư…
in Portuguese emigrar…
in Thai อพยพ…
in German auswandern…
in Catalan emigrar…
in Japanese ~が(他国に)移民する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 移居外国, 移民…
in Indonesian beremigrasi…
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