migration

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Migration is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /maɪgˈreɪʃǝn/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧gra‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
migration

Plural
migrations

  1. (countable & uncountable) A migration is a large movement, usually of people or animals, to a new living place.
    Every fall, the birds begin their migration from the cold northern areas to the southern regions where they will spend the winter.

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