in-migrate

verb

in-mi·​grate ˈin-ˌmī-ˌgrāt How to pronounce in-migrate (audio)
in-migrated; in-migrating; in-migrates

intransitive verb

: to move into or come to live in a region or community especially as part of a large-scale and continuing movement of population compare out-migrate
in-migration noun

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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

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“In-migrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in-migrate. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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