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Definition of immigrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

immigrate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈɪməˌɡreɪt//
 
[intransitive] immigrate (to…) (from…)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they immigrate
 
he / she / it immigrates
 
past simple immigrated
 
-ing form immigrating
 
 
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to come and live permanently in a country after leaving your own country About 6.6 million people immigrated to the United States in the 1970s. compare emigrate
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: immigrate