Definition of migrant in English:

migrant

Line breaks: mi|grant
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪɡr(ə)nt
 
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noun

1A person who moves from one place to another in order to find work or better living conditions.
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  • To prevent this happening 12 member countries have put a block on migrants moving there until up to 2011.
  • The migrants moved to one side of their 33 ft boat and the vessel tipped over.
  • When land was surveyed and the location of the capital decided most of these migrants moved to Adelaide.
Synonyms
2An animal that migrates.
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  • Very pale and worn, the insect was clearly a migrant that had arrived from North Africa on the high pressure zone.
  • Birds that were altitudinal migrants or local nomads were classified as resident.
  • Our study focused on the Wood Thrush, a Neotropical migrant that nests in eastern woodlands of North America.

adjective

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Tending to migrate or having migrated: migrant birds
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  • There was no running water and no electricity available to sustain this tiny enclave of fisherman and migrant workers, yet the mood during my visit was upbeat.
  • The normal differences between urban and rural, elite and the rest, apply - with a large group of low-paid migrant workers added in.
  • This is a lot different from the attitudes revealed in past surveys when migrant workers would not have had any second thoughts before buying the cheapest product available.
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