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emigratory

[ em-i-gruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈɛm ɪ grəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective
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Origin of emigratory

First recorded in 1830–40; emigrate + -ory1

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