Definition of émigré in English:


Line breaks: émi¦gré
Pronunciation: /ˈɛmɪɡreɪ


A person who has left their own country in order to settle in another, typically for political reasons: Soviet émigrés and defectors [as modifier]: émigré life
More example sentences
  • In view of the contributions of German émigrés, the experiential program was named Émigré Memorial German Internship Program.
  • For the most part, the work of Russian émigré scientists and engineers became a part of the mainstream activities of the new country.


late 18th century (originally denoting a person escaping the French Revolution): French, past participle of émigrer 'emigrate'.

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