Apr
24
2014

migrate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

maI greIt

intransitive verb
definition 1:  to move from one region into another.
example:  Their ancestors had migrated from the east, finally settling in this small western mining town.

definition 2:  to change habitat or location periodically as in response to changes in climate or employment opportunities.
example:  Geese migrate to the south when the weather gets cold.
example:  The pickers migrate north to work in the orchards during the harvest season.

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