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“economic migrant” in British English

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(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 highly skilled economic migrants and asylum seekers - to enter the country each year.

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