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refuge

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈref.juːdʒ/ us  
C2 (a place that gives) protection or shelter from danger, trouble, unhappiness, etc.: These people are seeking/taking refuge from persecution. The climbers slept in a mountain refuge. She had fled from her violent husband to a women's refuge.
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in Korean 피난처…
in Arabic مَلْجَأ…
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 Spanish refugio…
in Portuguese refúgio…
in German die Zuflucht…
in Catalan refugi, alberg…
in Japanese 避難所, 保護施設…
in Chinese (Simplified) 避难(所), 庇护(所), 慰藉…
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