Definitions for immigrationˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
im•mi•gra•tionˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of immigrating.
a group or number of immigrants.
Origin of immigration:
im`mi•gra′tion•al-grəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
im′mi•gra•to`ry-grəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval
"the increased immigration strengthened the colony"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
immigration(noun)ˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən
the process of immigrating
the government statistics on immigration
immigrationˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən
the place where people's documents are checked when they enter a country
He was stopped as he went though immigration.; an immigration officer
The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.
the act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence
Immigration is the movement of people into another country or region to which they are not native in order to settle there. Immigration is a result of: including temperature, breeding, economic, political, family re-unification, natural disaster, poverty or the wish to change one's surroundings voluntarily.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'immigration' in Nouns Frequency: #2882
Translations for immigration
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the act of entering a country in order to settle there.
- imigraçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die EinwanderungGerman
- immigration; indvandringDanish
- innflutningur fólksIcelandic
- imigrācija, ieceļošanaLatvian
- مهاجرت، كوچ، ليږد، كډهPashto
- immigration, invandringSwedish
- göç (etme)Turkish
- 移居Chinese (Trad.)
- sự nhập cưVietnamese
- 移居Chinese (Simp.)
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