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sanctuary

US [ˈsæŋktʃuˌeri]
UK [ˈsæŋktʃuəri]
  • n.圣所;避难所;庇护所;圣殿
  • Web异形庇护所;圣堂;圣域
Plural Form:sanctuaries  
sanctuary
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n.
1.
[c]
鸟兽保护区;禁猎区an area where wild birds or animals are protected and encouraged to breed
a bird/wildlife sanctuary
鸟类╱野生动物保护区
2.
[u]
庇护;保护safety and protection, especially for people who are being chased or attacked
to take sanctuary in a place
在某处避难
The government offered sanctuary to 4 000 refugees.
政府为 4 000 名难民提供了保护。
She longed for the sanctuary of her own home.
她渴望回到自己家中,不再担惊受怕。
3.
[c][ususing]
避难所;庇护所a safe place, especially one where people who are being chased or attacked can stay and be protected
The church became a sanctuary for the refugees.
教堂成为这些难民的庇护所。
4.
[c]
圣所;圣殿a holy building or the part of it that is considered the most holy

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