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"Immigration" is a noun which is often translated as "la inmigración", and "emigration" is a noun which is often translated as "la emigración". Learn more about the difference between "immigration" and "emigration" below.
immigration(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (movement of people)
a. la inmigración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Argentina experienced a wave of immigration from Europe around the turn of the twentieth century.Argentina experimentó una oleada de inmigración de Europa a comienzos del siglo veinte.
2. (immigration control)
a. el control de inmigración
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to go through immigration before leaving the airport.Tienes que pasar por control de inmigración antes de salir del aeropuerto.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to immigration)
a. migratorio
New immigration trends have arisen in recent years.Se han visto nuevas tendencias migratorias en los últimos años.
b. de inmigración
Immigration costs are very high in this country.Las cuotas de inmigración son muy altas en este país.
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emigration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la emigración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The country has lost many of its best brains due to emigration.El país perdió muchos de sus mejores cerebros a causa de la emigración.
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