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migrantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪ.ɡrənt/
a ​person that ​travels to a different ​country or ​place, often in ​order to ​findwork: The ​cities are ​full of migrants ​looking for ​work. biology an ​animal that ​moves from one ​place to another at different ​times of the ​year: These ​birds are ​winter migrants from Scandinavia.

migrantadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪ.ɡrənt/
(Definition of migrant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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migrantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪɡrənt/ ECONOMICS
a ​person who ​travels to another ​place or country, usually in ​order to ​findwork: The cities are ​full of migrants looking for ​work. The ​pay is enough to ​attract migrants but unappealing to ​locals.
migrant
adjective [before noun]
migrant workers etc. The UK ​needs migrant ​workers to ​plugskillgaps in ​sectors such as ​agriculture, ​hospitality and ​foodprocessing. The ​programsprovidemultipleservices for the migrant ​population, ​includingeducation, and ​training to learn new ​skills.
(Definition of migrant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “migrant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 移民…
in Turkish göçmen…
in Russian кочующий, сезонный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 移民,遷徙的動物…
in Polish pracownik lub robotnik sezonowy…
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