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migrant  (ˈmaɪɡrənt

Definitions

noun

  1. a person or animal that moves from one region, place, or country to another
  2. an itinerant agricultural worker who travels from one district to another
  3. (mainly Australian)
    1. an immigrant, esp a recent one
    2. (as modifier)   ⇒ a migrant hostel

adjective

  1. moving from one region, place, or country to another; migratory

Word Origin

C17: from Latin migrāre to change one's abode

Translations for 'migrant'

  • British English: migrant A migrant person moves from one place to another, especially in order to find work....migrant workers.ˈmaɪɡrənt ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: مُهَاجِرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: emigrante
  • Chinese: 移居的
  • Croatian: migrantski migrantska
  • Czech: stěhovavý
  • Danish: omvandrende
  • Dutch: migrerend
  • European Spanish: migratorio migratoria
  • Finnish: vaeltava
  • French: immigré
  • German: Wander-
  • Greek: αποδημητικός αποδημητική
  • Italian: migrante
  • Japanese: 移動性の
  • Korean: 이동성의
  • Norwegian: omvandrende
  • Polish: wędrowny wędrowna
  • Portuguese: migrante
  • Romanian: nomad nomad, nomadă, nomazi, nomade
  • Russian: мигрирующий мигрирующая
  • Spanish: migratorio migratoria
  • Swedish: flyttande
  • Thai: ซึ่งอพยพหรือย้ายถิ่น
  • Turkish: göçmen
  • Ukrainian: мігруючий
  • Vietnamese: di cư
  • British English: migrant A migrant is a person who moves from one place to another, especially in order to find work....economic migrants.ˈmaɪɡrənt NOUN
  • Arabic: مُهَاجِرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: emigrante
  • Chinese: 移民
  • Croatian: migrant
  • Czech: migrant migrantka
  • Danish: migrant
  • Dutch: migrant
  • European Spanish: emigrante
  • Finnish: siirtolainen
  • French: migrant
  • German: Migrant Migrantin
  • Greek: μετανάστης μετανάστρια
  • Italian: emigrante
  • Japanese: 移住者
  • Korean: 이주자
  • Norwegian: omstreifer
  • Polish: wędrownik
  • Portuguese: migrante
  • Romanian: nomad nomazi
  • Russian: мигрант
  • Spanish: trabajador emigrante trabajadora emigrante
  • Swedish: person som flyttar från plats till plats
  • Thai: ผู้ย้ายถิ่นผู้โยกย้าย
  • Turkish: göçmen
  • Ukrainian: мігрант
  • Vietnamese: người di cư

Example Sentences Including 'migrant'

Instead of expelling a permanently persecuted migrant race they decided to settle the Judenfrage (the Jewish Problem) for ever.
Sara MacDonald SEA MUSIC (2003)
It was full of migrant workers, Latinos, grimy men with muscled brown arms and tattoos that appeared to be crudely self-inflicted.
Duncan, Robert L The Serpent's Mark

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