emigrant em‧i‧grant [ˈemɪgrənt] noun [countable]
someone who leaves their own country to live permanently in another country:

• the 1830s, when a tide of emigrants left Europe for Australia

— compare immigrant

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emigrant UK US /ˈemɪgrənt/ noun [C]
someone who leaves their country in order to live permanently in another country: »

For a growing number of the world's emigrants, China - not the United States - is the land where opportunities are endless.

Compare IMMIGRANT(Cf. ↑immigrant)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • emigrant — EMIGRÁNT, Ă, emigranţi, te s.m. şi f., adj. (Persoană) care emigrează; emigrat. – Din fr. émigrant. Trimis de RACAI, 14.01.2009. Sursa: DEX 98  EMIGRÁNT s., adj. expatriat, pribeag. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime  emigránt s …   Dicționar Român

  • émigrant — émigrant, ante [ emigrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] n. • 1770; de émigrer ♦ Personne qui émigre. ⇒ migrant. « Tu regardes les yeux pleins de larmes ces pauvres émigrants » (Apollinaire). ● émigrant, émigrante adjectif et nom Qui émigre : Bateau chargé d émigrants.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • émigrant — émigrant, ante (é mi gran, gran t ) 1°   S. m. et f. Celui, celle qui émigre de son pays pour aller s établir ailleurs.    Dans toute la discussion de 1791 à l Assemblée constituante, on dit toujours émigrant, et jamais émigré. •   L assemblée… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • emigrant — emigrant, immigrant, migrant 1. An emigrant is someone who leaves his or her home country to live in another country; and an immigrant is one who comes to live in a country from abroad. The same person is therefore an emigrant on going through… …   Modern English usage

  • Emigrant — Em i*grant, a. [L. emigrans, antis, p. pr. of emigrare to emigrate: cf. F. [ e]migrant. See {Emigrate}, v. i.] 1. Removing from one country to another; emigrating; as, an emigrant company or nation. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to an emigrant;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emigrant — Em i*grant, n. One who emigrates, or quits one country or region to settle in another. Syn: {Emigrant}, {Immigrant}. Emigrant and emigration have reference to the country from which the migration is made; the correlative words immigrant and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emigrant — emigrant, immigrant are comparable but not interchangeable when denoting a person who leaves one country in order to settle in another. Emigrant (so also emigrate and emigration) is used with reference to the country from which, immigrant (so… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • emigrant — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. emigrantncie; lm M. emigrantnci {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} człowiek, który wyemigrował z własnego kraju; wychodźca : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Emigrant polityczny. <łac.> {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Emigrant — (lat.), Auswanderer; s. Auswanderung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • emigrant — index alien Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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