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illegal immigrantnoun [C]

uk   /ɪˌliː.ɡəl ˈɪm.ɪ.ɡrənt/  us   /ɪˌliː.ɡəl ˈɪm.ɪ.ɡrənt/ (US also illegal alien)
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illegal immigrantnoun [C]

uk   us   (also illegal alien)
LAW a ​person who comes to ​live or ​work in a country that is not their own when they do not have the ​legalright to do this: They were ​breaking the ​law by ​employingillegalimmigrants without ​papers.
(Definition of illegal immigrant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “illegal immigrant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非法移民…
in Turkish yasadışı, kaçak…
in Russian незаконный иммигрант, нелегал…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非法移民…
in Polish nielegaln-y/a imigrant/ka…
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