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haven

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈheɪvən/
a safe place, especially a country where you can keep your money protected: The island's tax regulations are so lax that it has become a haven for owners of offshore companies. →  See also safe haven , tax haven
Translations of “haven”
in Spanish puerto, refugio…
in French havre…
in German der Hafen, der Zufluchtsort…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安全的地方, 和平之地…
in Russian приют, убежище…
in Turkish sığınak, liman, güvenli yer…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安全的地方, 和平之地…
in Polish schronienie…
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