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migrate from (some place or sth) to (some place or sth else)

1. To relocate from a particular location or region to a different one, especially temporarily as based on the seasons. (Sometimes only used as "migrate from (some place)" or "migrate to (some place)," rather than using the whole phrase.) This part of Florida is notoriously full of retired couples who migrate from the colder states to our always-sunny beaches during the winter. It's the first time a team has been able to observe the whales' full route as they migrate from warmer regions to the cooler water in the north Atlantic during the summer.
2. To stop using a particular platform, service, business model, operating system, etc., and adopt a different one. Please ensure all employees have migrated from the previous operating system version to the new one to avoid any security breaches. Our smartphone app is migrating from a once-off, single-payment model to a free-to-play model with microtransactions.
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"This year, due to rapid urbanisation, especially in areas like Budaiya with some farms being transformed into accommodations, there has been a decline in the number of birds migrating to this area each year by almost 50 per cent," said Mr Omran.
This easy-to-read guide is for anyone in a library that is considering migrating to a new cataloging system or electronic resource management system.
File - Photo of flocks of birds migrating to the Red Sea Island, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt Another reason why Egypt is extremely important for these migratory birds because it is a transit point between different continents and habitats, connecting Africa and Eurasia, the Red Sea and the Mediterranean; deserts and wetlands, mountains and seas.
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At the conference, attendees can consult with Binary Tree's technical experts about migrating to Office 365 or the latest version of Exchange on-premises -- with complete flexibility, reduced risk and downtime and without affecting user productivity.
Scores of people are seen migrating to safer areas from Waziristan, while political administration has denied any chances of operation, maintained that forces were deployed for security of border areas and said that people were migrating on their own instincts.
Because dissolved oxygen levels in the water decline precipitously in the summer at night, the mullet were migrating to waters with higher oxygen levels.
It has found that increasing number of young women are migrating despite the 2007 government ban on women below 30 years of age from migrating to the Gulf.
An alternative to this problem is to compute the factor changes in the odds-ratio of migrating to one destination as opposed to another location.
Both of the newly implicated genes normally trigger production of proteins that assist neurons in migrating to appropriate destinations during brain formation.
(26) Many Caribbean and other Latin American children also benefit educationally from migrating to the United States.
This well-defined process produces the effective and detailed planning required to minimize the transition impact of migrating to a new LIMS.
The suit also charged that unexploded mortar rounds and artillery shells in the area were leaching toxic chemicals that were migrating to nearby Cook Inlet.
As the SEM market matures, more companies are migrating to appliance-based solutions, rather than software-only implementations, in order to reduce long-term ownership costs.
In the 1990s women made up more than half the Filipinos migrating to wealthy nations, and Sri Lankan women greatly outnumbered the men migrating to the Middle or Far East.