Meaning of “women's refuge” in the English Dictionary

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"women's refuge" in British English

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women's refugenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌwɪm.ɪnz ˈref.juːdʒ/ us /ˌwɪm.ɪnz ˈref.juːdʒ/ UK US women's shelter

a house where women whose partners have been violent towards them can go with their children for protection

(Definition of “women's refuge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)