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immigrant

Definition(s)

  • In the global context , a non-resident (both national or alien) arriving in a State with the intention to remain for a period exceeding a year.
  • In the EU context , a person who establishes their usual residence in the territory of an EU Member State for a period that is, or is expected to be, of at least 12 months, having previously been usually resident in another EU Member State or a third country.

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Translations

  • BG: имигрант
  • CS: přistěhovalec / imigrant
  • DE: Zuwanderer (EU acquis); Einwanderer / Immigrant
  • EL: μετανάστης
  • EN: immigrant
  • ES: inmigrante
  • ET: sisserändaja
  • FI: maahanmuuttaja
  • FR: immigrant
  • GA: inimirceach
  • HU: bevándorló
  • IT: immigrato
  • LT: imigrantas
  • LV: imigrants
  • MT: Immigrant(a)
  • NL: immigrant
  • PL: imigrant
  • PT: imigrante
  • RO: imigrant
  • SK: prisťahovalec / imigrant
  • SL: priseljenec
  • SV: invandrare
  • NO: innvandrer (b); innvandrar (n)

Synonym(s)

  • Immigrant

Broader Term(s)

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