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refuge

US [ˈrefjudʒ]
UK [ˈrefjuːdʒ]
  • n.避难所;庇护;慰藉;庇护者
  • v.避难;〈古〉庇护
  • Web避难处;庇护所;藏身处
Plural Form:refuges  
refuge
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n.
1.
[u]
庇护;避难shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc.
A further 300 people have taken refuge in the US embassy.
又有 300 人在美国大使馆避难。
They were forced to seek refuge from the fighting.
他们被迫寻求庇护,以躲避战争。
a place of refuge
避难所
As the situation at home got worse she increasingly took refuge in her work.
随着家庭情况的恶化,她越来越在工作中寻求慰藉。
2.
[c]
~ (from sb/sth)
避难所;庇护者;慰藉a place, person or thing that provides shelter or protection for sb/sth
He regarded the room as a refuge from the outside world.
他把这个屋子当作是逃避外界的避难所。
a wetland refuge for birds
湿地鸟类保护区
3.
[c]
收容所;避难所a building that provides a temporary home for people in need of shelter or protection from sb/sth
a women's refuge
妇女收容所
a refuge for the homeless
无家可归者的收容所

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