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immigrant

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪm.ɪ.ɡrənt/ us  
B2 a person who has come to a different country in order to live there permanently: a large immigrant population Illegal immigrants are sent back across the border if they are caught.
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in Korean 이민자…
in Arabic مُهاجِر…
in French immigrant/-ante…
in Turkish göçmen, muhacir…
in Italian immigrato, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) (外來的)移民…
in Russian иммигрант…
in Polish imigrant/ka…
in Spanish inmigrante…
in Portuguese imigrante…
in German der Einwanderer/die Einwanderin…
in Catalan immigrant…
in Japanese (外国からの)移民…
in Chinese (Simplified) (外来的)移民…
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