Definitions for immigrationˌɪm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immigration, in-migration(noun)

    migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)

  2. immigration(noun)

    the body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval

    "the increased immigration strengthened the colony"

Wiktionary

  1. immigration(Noun)

    The act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immigration(noun)

    the act of immigrating; the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence

Freebase

  1. Immigration

    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

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immigration' in Nouns Frequency: #2882


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