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asylum

US [əˈsaɪləm]
UK [ə'saɪləm]
  • n.避难;精神病院
  • Web庇护;收容所;避难所
Plural Form:asylums  
asylum
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n.
1.
[u]
(政治)庇护,避难protection that a government gives to people who have left their own country, usually because they were in danger for political reasons
to seek/apply for/be granted asylum
寻求╱申请╱获准政治避难
There was a nationwide debate on whether the asylum laws should be changed.
对是否应该修改政治避难法展开了一场全国性的大辩论。
2.
[c]
精神病院a hospital where people who were mentally ill could be cared for, often for a long time

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