emigrate verb definition in Immigration topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Immigration topic
[intransitive] emigrate (from…) (to…) to leave your own country to go and live permanently in another country The family left Czechoslovakia in 1968 and emigrated to America. Many people who emigrated experienced poverty and racism when they arrived. My grandparents emigrated from Vietnam to the US in the 1980s.

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