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Definition of emigrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] emigrate (from…) (to…)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they emigrate
he / she / it emigrates
past simple emigrated
-ing form emigrating
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to leave your own country to go and live permanently in another country The family left Czechoslovakia in 1968 and emigrated to America. compare immigrate
noun [uncountable, countable] the mass emigration of Jews from Eastern Europe compare immigration
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: emigrate