Definition of migrant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmaɪɡrənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪɡrənt//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1(of a person) moving from one place to another, especially in order to find work These industries relied on migrant workers from poorer rural areas.
  2. 2(of a bird or an animal) moving from one place to another according to the season Migrant birds bring new viruses when they fly into the country.