emigration

[ US /ˌɛməˈɡɹeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ˌɛmɪɡɹˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
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How To Use emigration In A Sentence

  • A second wave of emigrations of Ashkenazic Jews from Eastern Europe at the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries brought larger numbers of Yiddish-speaking, traditional Orthodox Jews into the Seattle community. Weaving Women's Words: Seattle Stories
  • But emigration to the United States had made this restriction anachronistic and so the Liberal government altered the law.
  • Increased Irish emigration to Britain during the 1940s supplied navvies, nurses, clerks, policemen and munition workers.
  • There can hardly be a family in Ireland which did not lose sons or daughters to emigration during the 1950s.
  • If any other factors accounted for the increase of women to the labor force, I'd have to suggest only that emigrations during the period may have brought in demographics of young, unmarried women with fewer constraints, or married families with women emigrating with renewed energy and hope that reinforced the innovations going on at the time. Electric Liberation, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • Thus far and to this extent any man may be an 'emigrationist.' Frederick Douglass
  • The demise of our fishing industry in recent years has resulted in constant high unemployment and emigration from our islands.
  • There will be countries and regions that will suffer long-term depopulation due to low fertility and emigration - but a combination of the two phenomena is mostly concentrated in eastern Europe, particularly in eastern Germany, Bulgaria and Ukraine. British Blogs
  • Emigration has notably increased over the past five years.
  • Recent reports stressed that training and education would be a stimulus to emigration.
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