in-migrant

noun

in-mi·​grant ˈin-ˌmī-grənt How to pronounce in-migrant (audio)
: one that in-migrates

Examples of in-migrant in a Sentence

the recent flood of in-migrants has completely altered the state's cultural and political landscape
Recent Examples on the Web Since the 2020 census the city has lost over 20,000 residents; net domestic out-migration last year alone was over 6,000, only partially offset by 2,000 international in-migrants. Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 4 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of in-migrant was in 1942

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“In-migrant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in-migrant. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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