demigrate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin demigrare.

Verb[edit]

demigrate (third-person singular simple present demigrates, present participle demigrating, simple past and past participle demigrated)

  1. (obsolete) To emigrate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cockeram to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

de- +‎ migrate

Verb[edit]

demigrate (third-person singular simple present demigrates, present participle demigrating, simple past and past participle demigrated)

  1. To cancel or return from migration (of e.g. a computer system).
    • 2002, Charles V. Breakfield, Roxanne E. Burkey, Managing Systems Migrations and Upgrades (page 196)
      The reason is that it is more cost effective to debug and troubleshoot the new environment than to demigrate and lose all the data transactions completed under the new technology.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēmīgrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēmīgrō