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“emigrate” in British English

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emigrateverb [ I ]

uk /ˈem.ɪ.ɡreɪt/ us /ˈem.ə.ɡreɪt/
emigration
noun [ C or U ] uk /ˌem.ɪˈɡreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌem.əˈɡreɪ.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 country permanently 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 /ˈemɪɡreɪt/ us

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 tightened immigration rules 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)