emigrate em‧i‧grate [ˈemgreɪt] verb [intransitive]
to leave your own country to live permanently in another country:

• About 8000 people emigrate from the region each year.

— compare immigrate

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emigrate UK US /ˈemɪgreɪt/ verb [I]
to leave your country in order to live permanently in another country: »

Opportunities to emigrate to the United States have been severely cut back by tightened immigration rules and border controls.


The corporation was founded with $750 by two brothers who emigrated from Mexico.

Compare IMMIGRATE(Cf. ↑immigrate)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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, (from one country to settle in another)

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