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refuge /'refju:dʤ/
  • danh từ
    • nơi trốn tránh, nơi ẩn náu, nơi trú ẩn
      • to take refuge: trốn tránh, ẩn náu
      • to seek refuge: tìn nơi ẩn náu
      • to take refuge in lying: phải dùng đến cách nói dối để mà lẩn tránh
    • (nghĩa bóng) nơi nương náu, nơi nương tựa
      • he is the refuge of the distressed: anh ấy là nơi nương tựa của những người đau khổ khốn cùng
    • chỗ đứng tránh (cho những người đi bộ ở giữa ngã tư đường)
    • ngoại động từ
      • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) cho ẩn náu
      • nội động từ
        • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) tìm nơi ẩn náu, trốn tránh
      Concise Dictionary
      +a safe place
      +something or someone turned to for assistance or security
      +a shelter from danger or hardship
      +act of turning to for assistance

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 sanctuary, shelter, haven, asylum, protection, cover, retreat, harbour, security, safe house, stronghold, citadel, bolt-hole, hideaway, hide-out, Colloq hidy-hole or hidey-hole:
      The abandoned mine served as a refuge from the storm.
      2 excuse, pretext, resort, recourse, ruse, trick, stratagem, subterfuge, dodge, evasion, expedient:
      Patriotism is often the last refuge of a scoundrel.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      + noun
      1 [U] ~ (from sb/sth) shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc: A further 300 people have taken refuge in the US embassy. + They were forced to seek refuge from the fighting. + a place of refuge + As the situation at home got worse she increasingly took refuge in her work.
      2 [C] ~ (from sb/sth) a place, person or thing that provides shelter or protection for sb/sth: He regarded the room as a refuge from the outside world. + a wetland refuge for birds, waders and wild fowl
      3 [C] a building that provides a temporary home for people in need of shelter or protection from sb/sth: a women's refuge + a refuge for the homeless
      4 (BrE) = TRAFFIC ISLAND(also island, refuge) (all BrE) (AmE safety island)
      + noun
      1 an area in the middle of a road where you can stand and wait for cars to go past until it is safe for you to cross
      2 (AmE) an area of road with a raised surface, for example at a JUNCTION or between two LANES of traffic, that vehicles must not drive on
      Collocation Dictionary


      safe | temporary | wildlife | mountain
      a monk living in a mountain refuge
      | last
      (figurative) They looked to the country as the last refuge of liberty.


      They took refuge in the embassy.
      | look for, seek
      They sought refuge in the mountain villages.
      | find
      They were hoping to find a safe refuge for the night. They found refuge from the bright sun.
      | give (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with)


      ~ against
      (figurative) Home is a refuge against the pressures of work.
      | ~ from
      The cave provided refuge from the storm.


      a place of refuge

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