Meaning of MIGRANT in English

MIGRANT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

economic

In general their requests for asylum are rejected on the grounds that they are simply economic migrants .

The economic migrant is also the political refugee.

I have no problem with economic migrants .

illegal

The ship was carrying illegal migrants , not unaccompanied children, he said.

■ NOUN

passage

Regular winter visitor and passage migrant .

Probably Honey Buzzards are regular passage migrants there, at least in autumn.

Rare but possibly regular passage migrant .

Peregrines last bred successfully in 1957, and are now only winter visitors and passage migrants .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

400 migrants won the right to stay in the country yesterday, after a ten-year battle.

Historically, California has welcomed migrants from other states and nations.

Many of the city's poorest residents are migrants from rural areas.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And this economy persists to a substantial degree, courtesy of both the climate and exploitable migrant and illegal-alien labor.

Perpetual migrants, they have had to find new housing for their center several times.

Some had barracks and medical centres for migrants.

The vast majority of these migrants stayed broadly within the science, maths and engineering fields.

Their rank-and-file soon settled down abroad like most non-ideological migrants transferring their revolutionary energies to the anti-slavery campaign.

Time to be looking for summer migrants.

You see, often there is no food left for the local herds after the migrants go through.

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