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migrant (ˈmaɪɡrənt Pronunciation for migrant

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: migrantPronunciation for migrant A migrant person moves from one place to another, especially in order to find work....migrant workers.ˈmaɪɡrənt ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: مُهَاجِرٌPronunciation for مُهَاجِرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: emigrantePronunciation for emigrante
  • Chinese: 移居的Pronunciation for 移居的
  • Croatian: migrantskiPronunciation for migrantski migrantska
  • Czech: stěhovavýPronunciation for stěhovavý
  • Danish: omvandrendePronunciation for omvandrende
  • Dutch: migrerendPronunciation for migrerend
  • European Spanish: migratorioPronunciation for migratorio migratoria
  • Finnish: vaeltavaPronunciation for vaeltava
  • French: immigréPronunciation for immigré
  • German: Wander-Pronunciation for Wander-
  • Greek: αποδημητικόςPronunciation for αποδημητικός αποδημητική
  • Italian: migrantePronunciation for migrante
  • Japanese: 移動性のPronunciation for 移動性の
  • Korean: 이동성의Pronunciation for 이동성의
  • Norwegian: omvandrendePronunciation for omvandrende
  • Polish: wędrownyPronunciation for wędrowny wędrowna
  • Portuguese: migrantePronunciation for migrante
  • Romanian: nomad nomad, nomadă, nomazi, nomade
  • Russian: мигрирующийPronunciation for мигрирующий мигрирующая
  • Spanish: migratorioPronunciation for migratorio migratoria
  • Swedish: flyttandePronunciation for flyttande
  • Thai: ซึ่งอพยพหรือย้ายถิ่นPronunciation for ซึ่งอพยพหรือย้ายถิ่น
  • Turkish: göçmenPronunciation for göçmen
  • Ukrainian: мігруючий
  • Vietnamese: di cưPronunciation for di cư
  • British English: migrantPronunciation for migrant A migrant is a person who moves from one place to another, especially in order to find work....economic migrants.ˈmaɪɡrənt NOUN
  • Arabic: مُهَاجِرٌPronunciation for مُهَاجِرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: emigrantePronunciation for emigrante
  • Chinese: 移民Pronunciation for 移民
  • Croatian: migrantPronunciation for migrant
  • Czech: migrantPronunciation for migrant migrantka
  • Danish: migrantPronunciation for migrant
  • Dutch: migrantPronunciation for migrant
  • European Spanish: emigrantePronunciation for emigrante
  • Finnish: siirtolainenPronunciation for siirtolainen
  • French: migrantPronunciation for migrant
  • German: MigrantPronunciation for Migrant Migrantin
  • Greek: μετανάστηςPronunciation for μετανάστης μετανάστρια
  • Italian: emigrantePronunciation for emigrante
  • Japanese: 移住者Pronunciation for 移住者
  • Korean: 이주자Pronunciation for 이주자
  • Norwegian: omstreiferPronunciation for omstreifer
  • Polish: wędrownikPronunciation for wędrownik
  • Portuguese: migrantePronunciation for migrante
  • Romanian: nomad nomazi
  • Russian: мигрантPronunciation for мигрант
  • Spanish: trabajador emigrantePronunciation for trabajador emigrante trabajadora emigrante
  • Swedish: person som flyttar från plats till platsPronunciation for person som flyttar från plats till plats
  • Thai: ผู้ย้ายถิ่นPronunciation for ผู้ย้ายถิ่นผู้โยกย้าย
  • Turkish: göçmenPronunciation for göçmen
  • Ukrainian: мігрант
  • Vietnamese: người di cưPronunciation for người di cư

Example Sentences Including 'migrant'

And despite an apparent collapse in the skilled migrant category, Immigration Minister Paul Swain says there is no cause for panic.
New Zealand Herald (2004)
But today's expatriates are a radically altered species: they are those who have benefited from the hard work of their migrant forebears.
India Today (1997)
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
She did not think it would leave New Zealand with a migrant shortage.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
The infiltration of new migrant groups has inevitably resulted in the North African community losing its dominance (Lemieux 1983, pp.
Ogden, Philip E & White, Paul E (eds.) Migrants in Modern France: Population Mobility in the Later Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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