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safe havennoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌseɪf ˈheɪ.vən/  us   /ˌseɪf ˈheɪ.vən/
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)

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safe havennoun [C]

 us   /ˈseɪf ˈheɪ·vən/
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"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 prices rose as dealers sought a safe haven from the problems in the equity markets.
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)
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