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émigré

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emigré

Synonyms and Antonyms of émigré

  1. 1 a person forced to emigrate for political reasons the revolution resulted in a flood of émigrés into neighboring countries Synonyms deportee, evacuee, exile, expat [chiefly British], expatriate, refugee Related Words alien, fugitive; castoff, outcast, pariah; loyalist, patriot

  2. 2 one that leaves one place to settle in another the émigrés had little understanding of what awaited them in America Synonyms emigrant (also emigré), immigrant, incomer [chiefly British], in-migrant, migrant, out-migrant, settlerRelated Words defector, deportee, evacuee, exile, expatriate, refugee, relocatee, repatriate; alien, foreigner, illegal, noncitizen, nonnative; colonist, newcomer, squatter; migrator, pilgrim, pioneer, trekkerNear Antonyms aborigine, native; citizen, habitant, inhabitant, national, residentAntonyms nonimmigrant


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