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noun [countable]     immigrant pronunciation in British English
/ˈɪmɪɡrənt/
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pluralimmigrants
  1. someone who comes to live in a country from another country

    There has been a rise in the number of immigrants coming from Eastern Europe, especially Poland.

    an area with a large immigrant population

    See also emigrant
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