emigrate emigrate  /ˈɛ mə ˌɡreɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) leave one's country of residence for a new one

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • During the seventies and eighties of the twentieth century people emigrated to US in droves.

News

  • Escaped Nazi War Criminal Found in Minnesota Did Terrible Job of Hiding War Crimes

    The Associated Press has discovered a Nazi living in Minnesota . Michael Karkoc, 94, lied to American officials about his World War II activities in order to emigrate and actually commanded a notorious SS unit that (as notorious SS units are wont to do) committed numerous war crimes.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. "It is known that in Iraq about 1 million people have died and 2 million have been forced to emigrate from their country occupied by troops from the United States and their allies, among them Australia," Castro added.
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Fidel Castro Source: Forbes

  2. "Prospect for growth: mediocre and inadequate - Australia will continue to outperform and New Zealanders will continue to emigrate," Douglas wrote on his blog. "Mediocrity is the name of the game."
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Roger Douglas Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "The independent press was muzzled, freedom of assembly was constrained, food was used as a weapon to sway hungry voters and millions of Zimbabweans who have been forced by the nation's economic collapse to emigrate were disenfranchised," Rice...
    on Apr 2, 2005 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: USA Today

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