Definition of 'migration'
Example sentences containing 'migration'
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We're consequently seeing a lot of demand for migration back from virtual to physical," he added. Computing (2010)In the past three decades 500 million people have moved from the countryside into towns, the biggest such migration in human history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to stop the migration so people like me can get back to work. The Sun (2016)Mexico too had seen extensive migration from country to city. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)It has become the largest annual human migration on the planet. Christianity Today (2000)At least half a million died during the largest involuntary mass migration in human history. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)No one knows what they do between then and their migration back to Africa in early autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One explanation for regional differences is migration: people move to places that better fit their personalities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a policy in our country of managed migration. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Latvia has lost 10% of its people to economic migration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The first human migrations out of Africa introduced man into new environments with new prey. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)Also, society has changed immensely in terms of migration and where people are born. Times, Sunday Times (2016)India's economic growth and a huge migration of people to the cities is further fuelling the property boom. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He writes that environmental degradation causes poverty and migration, but people fleeing poverty are unprotected under international law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A less familiar story involves the migrations of people from one corner of the Empire to another. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He said: 'There is more to free movement than migration. The Sun (2016)From the first thoughts came the great human migrations out of Africa, and the first instances of recognisably human behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Synonyms of 'migration'
wandering, journey, voyage, travel
Trends of 'migration'
Very Common. migration is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'migration'
British English: migration /maɪˈɡreɪʃən/ NOUN
Migration is the act of people moving from one place to another, especially in order to find work.
There was a large migration of people to the city.
- American English: migration
- Arabic: هِجْرَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: emigração
- Chinese: 移民
- Croatian: migracija
- Czech: migrace
- Danish: migration
- Dutch: migratie
- European Spanish: migración
- Finnish: maastamuutto
- French: migration
- German: Migration
- Greek: αποδημία
- Italian: migrazione
- Japanese: 移住
- Korean: 이주
- Norwegian: vandring
- Polish: migracja
- European Portuguese: migração
- Romanian: migrație
- Russian: миграция
- Spanish: migración
- Swedish: migration
- Thai: การโยกย้ายถิ่นฐาน การโยกย้ายถิ่นฐาน
- Turkish: göç
- Ukrainian: міграція
- Vietnamese: sự di trú
Definition of migration from the Collins English Dictionary
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