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émigré

Definition of Émigré

(noun) An emigrant that leaves their homeland to immigrate to another, particularly due to political exile.

Émigré Pronunciation

  • Syllabification: (é·mi·gré)

Usage Notes

  • Plural: émigrés
  • Émigré connotes exile or being forced into leaving and emigrant connotes choice.

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Works Consulted

Macmillan. (N.d.) Macmillan Dictionary. (https://www.macmillandictionary.com/).

Merriam-Webster. (N.d.) Merriam-Webster Dictionary. (http://www.merriam-webster.com/).

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

Cite the Definition of Émigré

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “émigré.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 24, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/emigre/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

émigré. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/emigre/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “émigré.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/emigre/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“émigré.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/emigre/>.