The movement of people to a new area or country, typically in order to find work: economic migrancy migrancy contributes to the rich tapestry of the cosmopolitan city
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- It is certainly true that mine-owners remained committed to migrancy.
- Quite often, and quite confusingly, it seems to be assumed that colonial rule necessarily involves large-scale migrancy and settlement of European populations in non-European regions.
- Labour migrancy was seen not only as socially destructive of both rural and urban communities but as leading to high turnover, acute difficulties in training, and low productivity.
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