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noun [countable] economic migrant pronunciation in British English
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singulareconomic migrant
pluraleconomic migrants
  1. someone who goes to a new country because living conditions or opportunities for jobs are not good in their own country. This word is used by governments to show that a person is not considered a refugee (=someone who has been forced to leave their country for political reasons).


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