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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To come to live in a country where one was not born.

Usage examples (39)
  • Customs insisted on seeing my outward plane ticket - did they think I was trying to immigrate illegally?
  • Only few plants can immigrate to the island
  • Eventually institutional quality falls so much that the incentive to immigrate is reduced and population flows reach equilibrium.
  • To emigrate is to go from a land to immigrate is to go into it. 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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