immigrated person

GC: n

S: Immig&Mig – (last access: 28 May 2017)

N: 1. – immigrated (adj): Past participle from immigrate.
– person (n): early 13c., from Old French persone “human being, anyone, person” (12c., Modern French personne) and directly from Latin persona “human being, person, personage; a part in a drama, assumed character,” originally “mask, false face,” such as those of wood or clay worn by the actors in later Roman theater.
The term “immigrated person” is not usual. Term preferred: “immigrant”.
2. When used as a noun, same word in English to translate immigrado, da and inmigrante: immigrant.
Immigrated: past tense and past participle of immigrate.
3. Two meanings of immigrant:

  1. Person undertaking an immigration. (UE)
  2. Person who settles as a permanent resident in a different country. (UK)

S: 1. OED – (last access: 28 May 2017); FCB. 2. OD – (last access: 28 May 2017); COLLINS – (last access: 28 May 2017); Wiktionary – (last access: 28 May 2017); FCB. 3. IATE – (last access: 28 May 2017).

SYN: immigrant

S: IATE – (last access: 28 May 2017)

CR: balsero, boat people, emigrant, emigration, expatriate, forced migration, foreigner, immigrant, immigration, irregular migration, migrant, refugee, statelessness, stateless person, wetbacks.