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emigration

[em-i-grey-shuh n] /ˌɛm ɪˈgreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of emigrating.
2.
a body of emigrants; emigrants collectively.
3.
Physiology. diapedesis.
Origin of emigration
1640-1650
1640-50; < Late Latin ēmīgrātiōn- (stem of ēmīgrātiō) removal. See emigrate, -ion
Related forms
emigrational, adjective
nonemigration, noun
reemigration, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for emigrational

emigration

/ˌɛmɪˈɡreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of emigrating
2.
emigrants considered collectively
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Word Origin and History for emigrational

emigration

n.

1640s, from Late Latin emigrationem (nominative emigratio) "removal from a place," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin emigrare "move away, depart from a place," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + migrare "to move" (see migration).

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emigrational in Medicine

emigration em·i·gra·tion (ěm'ĭ-grā'shən)
n.
The passage of white blood cells through the walls of small blood vessels.

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