Meaning of “emigration” in the English Dictionary

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"emigration" in Business English

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emigrationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌemɪˈɡreɪʃən/ us

the process of leaving a country in order to live permanently in another country:

The switch from emigration to immigration in Portugal has largely been caused by its economic growth.

(Definition of “emigration” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)