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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To leave one's country to settle in another.

Usage examples (37)
  • Our neighbors decided to emigrate to Mexico because of the warmer weather.
  • Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period
  • Many people will still emigrate from a sense of adventure.
  • Only the most horrifying convergence of sheer monster power ever to emigrate from the old world. for more
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  • Many people try to "emigrate" (leave a country in order to settle elsewhere) from their home countries for political asylum, but only few are allowed to "immigrate" (settle in a new country) into the United States.
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