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shelter

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈʃel.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
(a building designed to give) protection from bad weather, danger or attack
掩蔽(处);遮蔽(处)
an air-raid shelter
防空洞
They opened a shelter to provide temporary housing for the city's homeless.
他们开设了一个收容所,为该市的无家可归者提供临时的住宿。
The trees gave/provided some shelter from the rain.
这些树遮了一些雨。
Safe and enclosed spaces
find/take shelter to protect yourself from bad weather, danger or attack
躲避
We took shelter for the night in an abandoned house.
我们在一所废弃的房子里避了一夜。
Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and savingChanging homes and moving
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