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sanctuary

noun     /ˈsæŋk.tʃʊə.ri/ US  /-tʃu.er.i/
[C usually singular, U] protection or a safe place, especially for someone or something being chased or hunted 庇護,保護;避難所,庇護所 Illegal immigrants found/sought/took sanctuary in a local church. 非法移民把當地的一座教堂當作避難所。 The chapel became a sanctuary for the refugees. 這座小教堂成爲難民的庇護所。 figurative If I want some peace and quiet, I take sanctuary in my study. 如果想清靜一會兒,我就會躲進自己的書房。 Safe and enclosed spaces
[C] a place where birds or animals can live and be protected, especially from hunters or dangerous conditions 禁獵區,鳥獸保護區 a wildlife/bird sanctuary 野生動物/鳥類保護區 Zoos and wildlife reservesAnimal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural
[C] the most holy part of a religious building 聖殿,聖堂 Parts of religious buildings
(Definition of sanctuary from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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