Translation of "political asylum" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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political asylumnoun [ U ]

uk /pəˌlɪt.ɪ.kəl əˈsaɪ.ləm/ us /pəˌlɪt̬.ə.kəl əˈsaɪ.ləm/

the protection given by a government to foreign people who have left their own country because they disagree with their own government

The number of people seeking political asylum in Britain has risen dramatically. 到英国寻求政治避难的人数激增。

(Translation of “political asylum” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)