Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Immigration is the movement of people or animals into an area, usually a country.

Examples: (noun) The government wants to tighten immigration controls, but it does not want to be seen as anti-foreign. (noun) Immigration from the Caribbean makes up only 2 per cent of all immigrants in the country.

Synonyms: nouns: migration, travel.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 E