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emigrant

[em-i-gruh nt] /ˈɛm ɪ grənt/
noun
1.
a person who emigrates, as from his or her native country or region:
They welcomed the emigrants from Italy.
Synonyms: émigré, expatriate.
adjective
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55, Americanism; < Latin ēmīgrant- (stem of ēmīgrāns) moving away (present participle of ēmīgrāre), equivalent to ē- e-1 + mīgrant- (mīgr- remove + -ant- -ant)
Related forms
nonemigrant, noun, adjective
unemigrant, adjective
Can be confused
emigrant, immigrant, migrant.
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emigrant

/ˈɛmɪɡrənt/
noun
1.
  1. a person who leaves one place or country, esp a native country, to settle in another Compare immigrant
  2. (as modifier): an emigrant worker
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emigrant

n.

1754, from Latin emigrantem (nominative emigrans), present participle of emigrare (see emigration).

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