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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…
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