HyperDic: immigration

English > 2 senses of the word immigration:
NOUNactimmigration, in-migrationmigration into a place (especially migration to a country / country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
groupimmigrationthe body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval
immigration > pronunciation
Soundsih.mahgrey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > immigration: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningmigration into a place (especially migration to a country / country of which you are not a native in order to settle there).
Synonymin-migration
Narroweraliyah(Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel
BroadermigrationThe movement of persons from one country or locality to another
Spanishinmigración
Catalanimmigració
Verbsimmigratecome into a new country and change residency
immigratemigrate to a new environment
English > immigration: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe body of immigrants arriving during a specified interval.
Example"the increased immigration strengthened the colony"
BroaderbodyA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
Spanishinmigración
Verbsimmigratecome into a new country and change residency
immigrateintroduce or send as immigrants

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