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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Latin
Origin: emigratus, past participle of emigrare, from migrare; MIGRATE

emigrate

verb
     
em‧i‧grate [intransitive]
to leave your own country in order to live in another country [↪ immigrate]
emigrate to/from
He emigrated to Australia as a young man.
emigration noun [uncountable and countable]

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