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English definition of “refuge”

refuge

noun     /ˈrefjuːdʒ/
PROTECTION [U] protection from danger or unpleasant conditions: We took refuge from the storm in an old barn.Safe and enclosed spaces
PLACE [C] a place where you are protected from danger: a refuge for homeless peopleSafe and enclosed spaces
(Definition of refuge noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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