What does migration mean?

Definitions for migration
maɪˈgreɪ ʃənmi·gra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. migration(noun)

    the movement of persons from one country or locality to another

  2. migration(noun)

    a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

  3. migration(noun)

    (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule

  4. migration(noun)

    the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding

Wiktionary

  1. migration(Noun)

    moving a place to live to another place for a while

    Etymology: From migration and its source, migratio, from the participle stem of migrare.

  2. migration(Noun)

    seasonal moving for animals, birds or fishes to breed or find a new home

    Etymology: From migration and its source, migratio, from the participle stem of migrare.

  3. migration(Noun)

    changing a platform from an environment to another one

    Etymology: From migration and its source, migratio, from the participle stem of migrare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Migration(noun)

    the act of migrating

    Etymology: [L. migratio: cf. F. migration.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'migration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2563

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'migration' in Nouns Frequency: #2389

How to pronounce migration?

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How to say migration in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of migration in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of migration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of migration in a Sentence

  1. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Only with Turkey we can switch illegality to legality. It is very important that the (European) Commission discusses further the migration agenda with Turkey.

  2. Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka:

    Europe must have migration policy that will have clear and enforceable rules, including the ability to stop economic migration on EU's external borders.

  3. Kevin McAleenan:

    This is the first time weve heard anything like this kind of number of law enforcement being deployed in Mexico to address migration, not just at the southern border but also on the transportation routes to the northern border and in coordinated patrols in key areas along our southwest border.

  4. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    This should come as no surprise, as I have said repeatedly, our borders are not open to illegal migration; if you come here illegally, we will send you back consistent with our laws and values.

  5. Sergio Alcocer:

    We'll have the opportunity ... to review migration, security and justice.

Images & Illustrations of migration

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