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"Emigra" is a form of "emigrar", an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to emigrate". "Migra" is a form of "migrar", an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to migrate". Learn more about the difference between "emigra" and "migra" below.
emigrar(
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mee
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grahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to leave one's land)
a. to emigrate (to another country)
El 60% de las personas que han emigrado a Suecia son estudiantes universitarios.60% of the people who have emigrated to Sweden are university students.
b. to migrate (to another region)
En el siglo XX, muchos españoles emigraron del campo a la ciudad.Many Spaniards migrated from the country to the city in the 20th century.
2. (to change climates)
a. to migrate (animal)
Los cisnes emigran rumbo al norte en primavera.The swans migrate north in spring.
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migrar(
mee
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grahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to migrate
Mis padres migraron a Francia en búsqueda de más oportunidades laborales.My parents migrated to France in search of more job opportunities.
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