how to pronounce migrate


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migrate is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of migrate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… look at how languages migrate and change …”

meanings of migrate


  1. To move slowly towards, usually in groups.
  2. To change one's geographic pattern of habitation.
  3. To change habitations across a border; to move from one country or political region to another.
  4. To induce customers to shift purchases from one set of a company's related products to another.
  5. To move computer code or files from one computer or network to another.
  6. To relocate periodically from one region to another, usually according to the seasons.

migrate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word migrate occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics migrate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that migrate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

4) transport and travel;

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