émigré

(noun) “An emigrant, one who departs their native land to become an immigrant in another, especially a political exile” (Wiktionary n.d.).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: é·mi·grés
  • Émigré connotes exile or being forced into leaving and emigrant connotes choice.

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Wiktionary. n.d. “émigré.” Retrieved October 19, 2013 (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%C3%A9migr%C3%A9.