Übersetzung von “sanctuary” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈsæŋk.tʃʊə.ri/ us /-tʃu.er.i/

[ no plural ] protection or a safe place, especially for someone or something being chased or hunted

abrigo, refúgio
Illegal immigrants found/sought/took sanctuary in a local church.
The chapel became a sanctuary for the refugees.
figurative If I want some peace and quiet, I take sanctuary in my study.

a place where birds or animals can live and be protected, especially from being hunted or dangerous conditions

santuário, reserva
a wildlife/bird sanctuary

the most holy part of a religious building


(Übersetzung von “sanctuary” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)