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é·mi·gré

 (ĕm′ĭ-grā′)
n.
One who has left a native country, especially for political reasons.

[French, from past participle of émigrer, to emigrate, from Latin ēmigrāre; see emigrate.]

émigré

(ˈɛmɪˌɡreɪ; French emiɡre)
n
(Sociology) an emigrant, esp one forced to leave his native country for political reasons
[C18: from French, from émigrer to emigrate]

é•mi•gré

(ˈɛm ɪˌgreɪ, ˌɛm ɪˈgreɪ)

n.
an emigrant, esp. a person who flees a native land because of political conditions.
[1785–95; < French: n. use of past participle of émigrer < Latin ēmīgrāre to emigrate]

Emigre

A noble fleeing the revolution; they forfeited their estates and were liable to summary execution if they returned.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emigre - someone who leaves one country to settle in anotheremigre - someone who leaves one country to settle in another
migrant, migrator - traveler who moves from one region or country to another

émigré

noun
1. One forced to emigrate, usually for political reasons:
2. A person coming from another country or into a new community:
Translations

émigré

émigrée [ˈemɪgreɪ] Nemigrado/a m/f

émigré

[ˈɛmɪgreɪ] némigré(e) m/f

émigré

nEmigrant(in) m(f)

émigré

[ˈɛmɪˌgreɪ] n (frm) → esule m
References in classic literature ?
Like the old emigre who declined to marry the lady with whom he had spent his evenings for years, she regretted Julie's presence and having no one to write to.
Along the road to Brittany the Vicomte de Troisville was stated to be a younger son without a penny, for the estates in Perche belonged to the Marquis de Troisville, peer of France, who had children; the marriage would be, therefore, an enormous piece of luck for a poor emigre.
During the show they followed in the footsteps of painter Josef Herman, or "Joe Bach" as he was affectionately known, a Polish Jewish emigre who fled from the Nazis in the 1940s and settled in Ystradgynlais.
Au lendemain de la revolution du 14 janvier 2011, plusieurs familles tunisiennes ont annonce la disparition de leurs enfants qui, selon leur recit, avaient emigre clandestinement vers l'Italie a bord d'embarcations de fortune.
Ha llegado el ano nuevo, luna raya mas al tigre), mientras el alma no emigre y mientras un trago bebo, le cuento que soy longevo, que cargo sobre los lomos de mi vida varios tomos desde mi infancia lejana nostalgia de filigrana de lo que fuimos y somos
Rewakowicz states that as young poets, these men found themselves in a position of weakness within the arena of emigre cultural politics.
The Barefoot Artist" is an engaging portrait of Lily Yeh, a Chinese emigre to the U.
Exploitant des informations, ils ont suivi les mouvements d'un emigre algerien etabli en France verse dans le trafic de drogue a Saida et ont reussi a trouver, a bord de son vehicule, la quantite de drogue saisie.
Synopsis: Originally published in 1930, Gaito Gazdanov's debut novel, "An Evening with Claire", is a masterpiece of Russian emigre literature.
Patenting in the United States rose 31 percent after 1933 in the fields the emigre chemists were working in, and it stayed at elevated levels into the 1950s.
Lors de son intervention dans la huit-clos du sommet des chefs d'Etat du COMESA a Kinshasa, Al Bachir a dit les pays africains ont forme un grand nombre des cadres qui ont emigre vers les pays de grandes economiques et que l'emigration des personnes qualifiees a conduis une faiblesse dans les economies africaines.
Une autre enquete menee dans quatre pays des plus affectes par la crise economique en Europe revele que 50% des Espagnols qui ont emigre depuis 2008 l'ont fait [beaucoup moins que]faute d'opportunite d'avenir[beaucoup plus grand que] dans leur pays.