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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French migration and its source, Latin migrātiō, from the participle stem of migrō (I migrate).

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migration (countable and uncountable, plural migrations)

  1. An instance of moving to live in another place for a while.
  2. Seasonal moving for animals, as birds or fishes, to breed or find a new home.
    • 2013 January 1, Paul Bartel, Ashli Moore, “Avian Migration: The Ultimate Red-Eye Flight”, in American Scientist[1], volume 101, number 1, page 47–48:
      Many of these classic methods are still used, with some modern improvements. For example, with the aid of special microphones and automated sound detection software, ornithologists recently reported […] that pine siskins (Spinus pinus) undergo an irregular, nomadic type of nocturnal migration.
  3. Movement in general.
    The migration of lead from a can to the food inside it can cause lead poisoning.
  4. (computing) Instance of changing a platform from an environment to another one.
  5. (biochemistry) The movement of cells in particular directions to specific locations.

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migration f (plural migrations)

  1. migration (of animals)
  2. migration (of people)

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Middle FrenchEdit

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migration f (plural migrations)

  1. migration (movement from one place to another)

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin migrātiō, from migrō (I migrate) + -ātiō.

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migration c

  1. migration; n instance of moving to live in another place for a while, often used in regards of immigration
    Migrationspolitiken har gått överstyr och måste återgå till sansade diskussioner.
    The migration politics has gone overboared and must return to a state of sane discussions.
  2. (biology) migration; seasonal moving for animals, as birds or fishes, to breed or find a new home
  3. (computing) migration; instance of changing a platform from an environment to another one

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Declension of migration 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative migration migrationen migrationer migrationerna
Genitive migrations migrationens migrationers migrationernas

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