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refuge

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈref·judʒ/
protection or shelter from danger, trouble, etc., or a place that provides this: [U] Residents took refuge in their basements during the tornado. [C] The bay is also a wildlife refuge for large numbers of birds.
Translations of “refuge”
in Arabic مَلْجَأ…
in Korean 피난처…
in Malaysian perlindungan…
in French refuge…
in Turkish sığınma, korunma, koruma…
in Italian rifugio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 避難(所), 庇護(所), 慰藉…
in Russian убежище, приют…
in Polish schronienie, schronisko…
in Vietnamese nơi ẩn náu…
in Spanish refugio…
in Portuguese refúgio…
in Thai ที่หลบภัย…
in German die Zuflucht…
in Catalan refugi, alberg…
in Japanese 避難所, 保護施設…
in Indonesian perlindungan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 避难(所), 庇护(所), 慰藉…
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