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We must force the government to stop the bird migration. We must shoot all birds, field all our men and troops... and force migratory birds to stay where they are.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Meaning of "migratory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MIGRATORY

migratory  [ˈmaɪɡrətərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MIGRATORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Migratory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MIGRATORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Migration

Migration, Migratory behavior, or Migratory may refer to: ▪ Gene migration, a process in evolution and population genetics ▪ Animal migration, the travelling of long distances in search of a new habitat ▪ Human migration, physical movement by humans from one area to another ▪ Bird migration, the regular seasonal journey undertaken by many species of birds ▪ Reverse migration, a phenomenon in bird migration ▪ Fish migration, the regular journey of fish ▪ Insect migration, the seasonal movement of insects ▪ Lepidoptera migration, the movement of butterflies and moths ▪ Diel vertical migration, a daily migration undertaken by some ocean organisms ▪ Plant migration, see Seed dispersal, the movement or transport of seeds away from the parent plant ▪ Forest migration, the movement of large seed plant dominated communities in geographical space over time...

Definition of migratory in the English dictionary

The definition of migratory in the dictionary is of, relating to, or characterized by migration. Other definition of migratory is nomadic; itinerant.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MIGRATORY


declaratory
dɪˈklærətərɪ
defamatory
dɪˈfæmətərɪ
dietary
ˈdaɪətərɪ
discriminatory
dɪˈskrɪmɪnətərɪ
expiratory
ɪkˈspaɪərətərɪ
explanatory
ɪkˈsplænətərɪ
exploratory
ɪkˈsplɒrətərɪ
inflammatory
ɪnˈflæmətərɪ
inspiratory
ɪnˈspaɪərətərɪ
laboratory
ləˈbɒrətərɪ
mandatory
ˈmændətərɪ
nonmigratory
ˌnɒnˈmaɪɡrətərɪ
obligatory
ɒˈblɪɡətərɪ
observatory
əbˈzɜːvətərɪ
oratory
ˈɒrətərɪ
preparatory
prɪˈpærətərɪ
respiratory
ˈrɛspərətərɪ
separatory
ˈsepərətərɪ
transmigratory
trænzˈmaɪɡrətərɪ
vibratory
ˈvaɪbrətərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MIGRATORY

might´ve
mightier
mightiest
mightily
mightiness
mightn´t
mighty
migmatite
mignon
mignonette
migraine
migraineur
migrainous
migrant
migrate
migration
migrational
migrationist
migrator
miha

WORDS THAT END LIKE MIGRATORY

accusatory
anti-inflammatory
celebratory
circulatory
compensatory
conservatory
crematory
derogatory
directory
gyratory
hallucinatory
lavatory
modulatory
oscillatory
participatory
predatory
purgatory
regulatory
research laboratory
self-explanatory
signatory

Synonyms and antonyms of migratory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MIGRATORY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «migratory» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of migratory

Translation of «migratory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MIGRATORY

Find out the translation of migratory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of migratory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «migratory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

迁徙
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

migratoria
570 millions of speakers

English

migratory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रवासी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المهاجرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

миграционный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

migratório
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিযায়ী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

migratoire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berhijrah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zug-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

移住性の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

철새
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Migratory
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

di cư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இடம்பெயர்ந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रवासी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

göçmen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

migratorio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wędrowny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

міграційний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

migratoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεταναστευτικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

trekvoëls
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flyttande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trekkfugl
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of migratory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MIGRATORY»

The term «migratory» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.847 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MIGRATORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about migratory

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4 QUOTES WITH «MIGRATORY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word migratory.
1
Clayton M. Christensen
The financial doctrines so zealously followed by American companies might help optimize capital when it is scarce. But capital is abundant. If we are to see our economy really grow, we need to encourage migratory capital to become productive capital - capital invested for the long-term in empowering innovations.
2
Ellsworth Huntington
Man could not stay there forever. He was bound to spread to new regions, partly because of his innate migratory tendency and partly because of Nature's stern urgency.
3
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico, we won't be able to confront the migratory phenomenon.
4
Vladimir Zhirinovsky
We must force the government to stop the bird migration. We must shoot all birds, field all our men and troops... and force migratory birds to stay where they are.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MIGRATORY»

Discover the use of migratory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to migratory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Essays in Migratory Aesthetics: Cultural Practices Between ...
This volume addresses the impact of human movement on the aesthetic practices that make up the fabric of culture.
Sam Durrant, Catherine M. Lord, 2007
2
Art and Visibility in Migratory Culture: Conflict, ...
This book explores the idea that art can enact small-scale resistances against the status quo in the social domain. These acts, which we call "little resistances," determine the limited yet potentially powerful political impact of art.
Mieke Bal, Miguel Á Hernández-Navarro, 2011
3
Ecology and Management of Neotropical Migratory Birds: A ...
This book is an attempt to discuss the problem in full scope.
Deborah M. Finch, Thomas E. Martin, 1995
4
Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds
In this magisterial work of nature writing, the author delves into the tragedies of habitat degradation and deforestation with an urgency that brings to life the vast problems migratory birds now face. 6 maps.
Scott Weidensaul, 2000
5
Migratory Settings
'Migratory Settings' proposes a shift in perspective from migration as movement from place to place to migration as installing movement "within" place.
Murat Aydemir, Alex Rotas, 2008
6
Development Among Africa's Migratory Pastoralists
Beginning with the Sahelian drought of the 1970s, through the complex succession of catastrophes in Ethiopia, and continuing tragedies of Somalia and the Southern Sudan, the plights of Africa's more than 30 million migratory pastoralists ...
Aggrey Ayuen Majok, Calvin W. Schwabe, 1996
7
United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and ...
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Jean-Pierre Lévy, Gunnar G. Schram, 1996
8
Conserving Migratory Pollinators and Nectar Corridors in ...
Nine scholarly papers employ the disciplines of comparative zoogeography and conservation biology to describe the importance of migratory pollinators and the "nectar trails" that make plant propagation possible, including such topics as ...
Gary Paul Nabhan, 2004
9
Punishment and Forgiveness in Israel's Migratory Campaign
Through an exegetical examination of the disparate materials of the book of Numbers 10:11-36:13, dealing with Israel's failure to conquer the Promised Land, Lee (Old Testament studies, Calvin College) finds a structural integrity and ...
Won W. Lee, 2003
10
Neotropical Migratory Birds: Natural History, Distribution, ...
This book is the first to summarize in one volume much-needed practical data about the distribution and breeding habitat requirements of migratory birds in North and South America.
Richard M. DeGraaf, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MIGRATORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term migratory is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Our view: Drought is hammering migratory species
National Geographic, authoritative observer of the world's wonders, on July 16 published a sad online story detailing drought's impacts on the ... «East Oregonian, Jul 15»
2
The Alton Migratory Chapter of Ducks Unlimited invites public to …
ALTON - The Alton Migratory Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is proud to host its 42nd annual fundraising dinner on August 1. “The banquet is our ... «RiverBender.com, Jul 15»
3
FWP seeks comment on early season migratory bird regs
The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on early season migratory bird regulations for the upcoming season. «kxlo-klcm, Jul 15»
4
TWO MEN CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY FOR CUTTING …
Two men were charged today with animal cruelty for cutting down tree which housed migratory and protected birds. Stephen John Esser, 47, ... «RealEstateRama, Jul 15»
5
More land at stopover in New Brunswick for migratory birds protected
DORCHESTER, N.B. - The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it has purchased more land at a key stopover for migratory birds in Atlantic ... «mysask.com, Jul 15»
6
Feature: The challenge of migratory waves in the Eastern …
The European Union (EU) faces security and humanitarian challenges of unprecedented proportions due to the huge migratory wave across ... «defenceWeb, Jul 15»
7
Early Season Migratory Bird Hunting Dates Proposed
(UNDATED) - The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife has submitted to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed 2015 dates for early ... «WBIW.com, Jul 15»
8
As habitats vanish, migratory birds flock to N. Korea shores
"I think if we can do a thorough study of migratory birds here, it will contribute to great progress in conservation of migratory birds, as well as overall ecological ... «WHDH-TV, Jul 15»
9
Early migratory bird hunting season announced
Additional details about early migratory bird hunting regulations will be published in MDC's "2015 Migratory Bird Hunting Digest" available later ... «Daily Journal Online, Jul 15»
10
State officials announce migratory bird seasons
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi wildlife officials have approved the dates for the 2015-2016 early hunting seasons for migratory game birds. «FOX10 News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Migratory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/migratory>. Jul 2020 ».
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