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political asylumnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​protection given by a ​government to ​foreignpeople who have ​lefttheir own ​country because they ​disagree with ​their own ​government: The ​number of ​people seekingpoliticalasylum in ​Britain has ​risendramatically.
(Definition of political asylum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “political asylum”
in Chinese (Simplified) 政治避难…
in Turkish siyasî sığınma…
in Russian политическое убежище…
in Chinese (Traditional) 政治庇護…
in Polish azyl polityczny…
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