immigrate - emigrate

Emigrate vs. Immigrate

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The meaning of emigrate

Emigrate is not an alternative spelling of immigrateEmigrate means to leave a place, such as a country of origin, to settle in another location.


Many Mexicans illegally emigrate into the U.S. from Mexico. 

Peter has decided to emigrate from the United States to Canada.


The meaning of immigrate

To immigrate is to settle in a country where you were not born.


My grandparents immigrated to the United States from Germany.

He decided to immigrate to Australia to find work.


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