sanctuary translation to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dict.

Translation of "sanctuary" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


/ˈsæŋk.tʃʊə.ri/ US  /-tʃ
[C usually singular, U] protection or a safe place, especially for someone or something being chased or hunted
Illegal immigrants found/sought/took sanctuary in a local church.
The chapel became a sanctuary for the refugees.
figurative If I want some peace and quiet, I take sanctuary in my study.
Safe and enclosed spaces
[C] a place where birds or animals can live and be protected, especially from hunters or dangerous conditions
a wildlife/bird sanctuary
Zoos and wildlife reservesAnimal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural
[C] the most holy part of a religious building
Parts of religious buildings
(Definition of sanctuary from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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