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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of moving to another country.

Usage examples (40)
  • After the potato famine, emigration from Ireland increased tremendously.
  • The provisional IPS estimate of long-term emigration from the UK in the year to June 2009 is 371,000, similar to the 363,000 in the year to June 2008.
  • The primary motive for emigration is not always pure economics.
  • It explains the cause of the emigration from the mother country. for more
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  • A word that is similar to emigration which is to go away from one's own country to live in another, is immigration which means to come to live in a country where one was not born.
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