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A person who has migrated from one place to another, especially within a country.
- ‘Most outmigrants are unmarried youths or adult couples with young children who intend to stay away permanently.’
- ‘In the face of these challenges, villagers mobilized all the weapons in their arsenal in order both to ‘extort’ money from outmigrants and to control and, if necessary, to discipline them.’
- ‘Migration ‘efficiency,’ the ratio of net to gross migration, was extremely low, only around 5 percent - something often not apparent from the data until the underenumeration of outmigrants was corrected after the next census.’
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