emigrate - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “emigrate”

See all translations

emigrate

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈemɪɡreɪt/
to leave your own country to go and live in another one: We're thinking of emigrating to New Zealand.Country and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesChanging homes and moving
emigration
 
 
/ˌemɪˈɡreɪʃən/ noun [U]
Translations of “emigrate”
in Arabic يُهاجِر…
in Korean 이민을떠나다…
in Malaysian hijrah…
in French émigrer…
in Turkish göç etmek…
in Italian emigrare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 移居外國, 移民…
in Russian эмигрировать…
in Polish emigrować…
in Vietnamese di cư…
in Spanish emigrar…
in Portuguese emigrar…
in Thai อพยพ…
in German auswandern…
in Catalan emigrar…
in Japanese ~が(他国に)移民する…
in Indonesian beremigrasi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 移居外国, 移民…
(Definition of emigrate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “emigrate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

prime time

in television and radio broadcasting, the time when the largest number of people are watching or listening

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Contestants…suck on a modified vaper until they’ve filled their chest cavity with enough vaporised nicotine “e-juice” to shoot out a belch of white smoke upwards of 4ft long.

Read More