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"safe haven" in British English

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safe havennoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​place where you are ​protected from ​harm or ​danger: As ​long as the UN ​soldiers were ​present, the ​city was ​regarded as a ​safe haven for the ​refugees.
(Definition of safe haven from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"safe haven" in American English

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safe havennoun [C]

 us   /ˈseɪf ˈheɪ·vən/
an ​officiallyprotectedplace in an ​area of ​militaryactivity, or any safe or ​peacefulplace in a ​dangerousarea
(Definition of safe haven from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"safe haven" in Business English

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safe havennoun [C]

uk   us  
FINANCE an ​investment that ​keeps its ​value, especially when other ​investments are ​falling or may ​fall in ​value: The ​dollar was ​bought by ​investors looking for a ​safe haven.a safe haven from sth Bond ​pricesrose as ​dealerssought a ​safe haven from the problems in the ​equitymarkets.
safe-haven
adjective [before noun]
The Swiss franc has traditionally had a role as a safe-haven ​currency.
(Definition of safe haven from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “safe haven”
in Chinese (Simplified) 安全场所,避难所…
in Turkish korunaklı/güvenli/emniyetli yer…
in Russian укрытие, убежище…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安全場所,避難所…
in Polish bezpieczne schronienie, cicha przystań…
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