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"haven" in British English

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havennoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈheɪ.vən/
a ​safe or ​peacefulplace: The ​garden was a haven from the ​noise and ​bustle of the ​city. They ​wanted to ​provide safe havens for the ​refugees.
(Definition of haven from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"haven" in American English

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havennoun [C]

 us   /ˈheɪ·vən/
a ​safe or ​peacefulplace
(Definition of haven from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"haven" in Business English

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havennoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈheɪvən/
a ​safeplace, especially a country where you can ​keep your ​moneyprotected: The island's ​taxregulations are so lax that it has become a haven for ​owners of ​offshorecompanies.
(Definition of haven from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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