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mi·gra·tion

 (mī-grā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of migrating.
2. A group migrating together.
3. Chemistry & Physics
a. The movement of one atom or more from one position to another within a molecule.
b. The movement of ions between electrodes during electrolysis.

mi·gra′tion·al adj.
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migration

(maɪˈɡreɪʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of migrating
2. a group of people, birds, etc, migrating in a body
3. (Chemistry) chem a movement of atoms, ions, or molecules, such as the motion of ions in solution under the influence of electric fields
miˈgrational adj
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mi•gra•tion

(maɪˈgreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the process or act of migrating.
2. a migratory movement.
3. a number or body of persons or animals migrating together.
[1605–15; < Latin]
mi•gra′tion•al, adj.
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Migration

 the persons, mammals, or birds that take part in migratory movements abroad, collectively.
Examples: migration of birds, 1704; of salmon, 1704; of souls of men, 1727.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

emigration

immigrationmigration
1. 'emigrate', 'emigration', 'emigrant'

If you emigrate, you leave your own country and go to live permanently in another country.

He received permission to emigrate to Canada.
He had emigrated from Germany in the early 1920's.

People who emigrate are called emigrants. The act of emigrating is called emigration. However, these words are less frequent than immigrant and immigration.

2. 'immigrate', 'immigration', 'immigrant'

If you immigrate to a country, you go to live in that country permanently.

They immigrated to Israel.

However, it is more common to say that someone emigrates from a country than to say that someone immigrates to a country.

People that leave their own country to live in another country are called immigrants.

The company employs several immigrants.

The process by which people come to live in a country is called immigration.

The government has changed its immigration policy.
3. 'migrate', 'migration', 'migrant'

When people migrate, they temporarily move to another place, usually a city or another country, in order to find work.

The only solution people can see is to migrate.
Millions have migrated to the cities.

This process is called migration.

New jobs are encouraging migration from the cities of the north.

People who migrate are called migrants or migrant workers.

She was a migrant looking for a place to live.
In South America there are three million migrant workers.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.migration - the movement of persons from one country or locality to anothermigration - the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
emigration, out-migration, expatriation - migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
immigration, in-migration - migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
gold rush - a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field
2.migration - a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)migration - a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
3.migration - (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
event - something that happens at a given place and time
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
4.migration - the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breedingmigration - the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
periodic event, recurrent event - an event that recurs at intervals
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migration

noun wandering, journey, voyage, travel, movement, shift, trek, emigration, roving the migration of Soviet Jews to Israel
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migration

noun
Departure from one's native land to settle in another:
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Translations
هِجْرَةٌهِجْرَه
migrace
emigrationimmigrationmigrationudvandringvandring
maastamuutto
migracija
költözés
fólksflutningar
移住
이주
migrácia
migration
การโยกย้ายถิ่นฐาน
sự di trú

migration

[maɪˈgreɪʃən] Nmigración f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

migration

[maɪˈgreɪʃən] n
[animal, bird, fish] → migration f
[people] → migration f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

migration

n
Wanderung f; (of birds)(Vogel)zug m; (fig: of people) → Abwanderung f, → Migration f; (seasonal) → Zug m; (Comput) (of software infrastructute etc)Migration f
(= number)Schwarm m
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migration

[maɪˈgreɪʃn] n (see vb) → migrazione f, emigrazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

migrate

(maiˈgreit) , ((American) ˈmaigreit) verb
1. (of certain birds and animals) to travel from one region to another at certain times of the year. Many birds migrate in the early winter.
2. (of people) to change one's home to another country or (regularly) from place to place. The Gothic peoples who overwhelmed the Roman Empire migrated from the East.
miˈgration noun
ˈmigrant ((British and American) ˈmai-) noun
a person, bird or animal that migrates or has migrated. The swallow is a summer migrant to Britain; (also adjective) migrant workers.
ˈmigratory ((British and American) ˈmaigrə-) adjective
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

migration

هِجْرَةٌ migrace migration Migration αποδημία migración maastamuutto migration migracija migrazione 移住 이주 migratie vandring migracja emigração, migração миграция migration การโยกย้ายถิ่นฐาน göç sự di trú 移民
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

mi·gra·tion

n. migración, movimiento de las células de un lugar a otro.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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