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emigrate

Synonyms of emigrate in English:

verb

  • 1 her Swedish ancestors emigrated in 1901
    move abroad, move overseas, leave one's country, migrate;
    relocate;
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    emigrate, immigrate
    To emigrate is to leave a country, especially one's own, intending to remain away. To immigrate is to enter a country, intending to remain there: my aunt emigrated from Poland and immigrated to Canada

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