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1. A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another.
2. An organism that establishes itself in an area where it previously did not exist.
Of or relating to immigrants or the act of immigrating.
Usage Note: Everyone agrees that the word immigrant can be applied to someone who moves voluntarily to a given country or region intending to settle there. But is it acceptable to refer to the enslaved Africans who were brought to America against their will in the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s as "immigrants"? In recent years, more than one politician and textbook publisher has attracted ridicule and condemnation for describing the enslaved Africans as if they were simply another of the many immigrant groups that helped make America what it is today. Whether the slaves were or were not immigrants in some sense is a matter of delicate semantic interpretation, but it is probably not appropriate to refer to them as such without significant qualification; to do so is likely to be taken as ignoring the extraordinary brutality of the transatlantic slave trade.
a. a person who comes to a country in order to settle there. Compare emigrant
b. (as modifier): an immigrant community.
2. (Plants) an animal or plant that lives or grows in a region to which it has recently migrated
im•mi•grant(ˈɪm ɪ grənt)
1. a person who migrates to another country, usu. for permanent residence.
2. an organism found in a new habitat.adj.
3. of or pertaining to immigrants and immigration: a department for immigrant affairs.
[1780–90, Amer.; < Latin]
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immigrant[ˈɪmɪgr/ənt] adj & n (newly arrived) → immigrante (m/f); (already established) → immigrato/a
immigrant(ˈimigrənt) noun, adjective
(a person) who has come into a foreign country to live there permanently, not as a tourist or visitor. The eastern part of the city is inhabited by immigrants; the immigrant population. immigrant مُهاجِر имигрант imigrante přistěhovalec(ký) der Einwanderer/die Einwanderin immigrant; indvandrer; indvandrer- μετανάστηςinmigrante immigrant مهاجر maahanmuuttaja immigrant/-ante מהגר प्रवासी doseljenik bevándorló imigran innflytjandi immigrante 移民 이민자 imigrantas imigrants, ieceļotājs pendatang immigrantinnvandrerimigrant ليږديدونكى كوچى imigrante imigrant иммигрант prisťahovalec; prisťahovalecký priseljenec imigrant immigrant, invandrare ผู้อพยพ göçmen 移民 іммігрант; іммігрантський مہاجر nhập cư 移民ˌimmiˈgration noun
the act of entering a country in order to settle there. immigrasie هِجْرَه имиграция imigração přistěhovalectví die Einwanderung immigration; indvandring μετανάστευσηinmigración immigratsioon مهاجرت maahanmuutto immigrationהגירה प्रवासीय doseljavanje bevándorlás imigrasi innflutningur fólks immigrazione 移住 이민 imigracija imigrācija, ieceļošana imigresen immigratieinnvandringimigracja مهاجرت، كوچ، ليږد، كډه imigração imigrare иммиграция prisťahovalectvo priseljevanje imigracija immigration, invandring การอพยพ göç 移居 імміграція ہجرت sự nhập cư 移居
immigrant→ مُهَاجِرٌ imigrant immigrant Immigrant μετανάστης inmigrante maahanmuuttaja immigré imigrant immigrato 移住者 이주자 immigrant immigrant imigrant imigrante иммигрант immigrant ผู้อพยพเข้าประเทศ göçmen người nhập cư 侨民