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ref·u·gee

 (rĕf′yo͝o-jē′)
n.
One who flees, especially to another country, seeking refuge from war, political oppression, religious persecution, or a natural disaster.

[French réfugié, from past participle of réfugier, to take refuge, from Old French, from refuge, refuge; see refuge.]
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refugee

(ˌrɛfjʊˈdʒiː)
n
a. a person who has fled from some danger or problem, esp political persecution: refugees from Rwanda.
b. (as modifier): a refugee camp; a refugee problem.
ˌrefuˈgeeism n
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ref•u•gee

(ˌrɛf yʊˈdʒi, ˈrɛf yʊˌdʒi)

n.
a person who flees for refuge or safety, esp. to a foreign country, as in time of political upheaval.
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refugee

A person who, by reason of real or imagined danger, has left their home country or country of their nationality and is unwilling or unable to return. See also dislocated civilian; displaced person; evacuee; expellee; stateless person.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.refugee - an exile who flees for safetyrefugee - an exile who flees for safety  
displaced person, DP, stateless person - a person forced to flee from home or country
exile, expat, expatriate - a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country; "American expatriates"
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refugee

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

refugee

noun
One who flees, as from home, confinement, captivity, or justice:
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Translations
uprchlík
flygtningflygtninge-
pakolainen
izbjeglica
menekült
flóttamaîur
避難者
난민
utečenecký
begunec
flykting
ผู้ลี้ภัย
người tị nạn

refugee

[ˌrefjʊˈdʒiː]
A. Nrefugiado/a m/f
refugee from justiceprófugo/a m/f de la justicia
B. CPD refugee camp Ncampamento m para refugiados
refugee status Nestatus m inv de refugiado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

refugee

[ˌrɛfjˈdʒiː]
nréfugié(e) m/f
political refugee → réfugié(e) politique
modif [agency] → pour les réfugiés; [centre] → de réfugiés; [child, community, family] → de réfugiés; [crisis, situation] → des réfugiés refugee camp, refugee statusrefugee camp ncamp m de réfugiésrefugee status nstatut m de réfugié
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

refugee

nFlüchtling m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

refugee

[ˌrɛfjʊˈdʒiː] nrifugiato/a, profugo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

refuge

(ˈrefjuːdʒ) noun
(a place which gives) shelter or protection from danger, trouble etc. The escaped prisoner sought refuge in the church.
ˌrefuˈgee noun
a person who seeks shelter especially in another country, from war, disaster, or persecution. Refugees were pouring across the frontier; (also adjective) a refugee camp.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

refugee

لاجِئ uprchlík flygtning Flüchtling πρόσφυγας refugiado pakolainen réfugié izbjeglica rifugiato 避難者 난민 vluchteling flyktning uchodźca refugiado беженец flykting ผู้ลี้ภัย sığınmacı người tị nạn 难民
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refugee

n. refugiado-a; asilado-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Michael Fugee, 53, who attended youth retreats and heard confessions from minors despite signing a court-sanctioned decree forbidding such activities, is no longer a priest, said Jim Goodness, a spokesman for the Newark archdiocese.
"'Ex-Factor', her soulful dissing of former Fugee and ex-lover Wyclef Jean, deserves better than to be reduced to a funk-metal workout," Ian Gittins wrote.
Michael Fugee, a priest who continued ministering to children in violation of a court order after being tried for sexually assaulting a teenage boy, has led to calls for Archbishop John J.
FORMER Fugee Lauryn Hill is being lined up to star in a new movie based on the life of reggae legend Bob Marley - and she will play her real-life mother-in-law.
Julian needs an urgent favour: transit papers for a 'fugee' called Kee, who must be granted safe passage through the various checkpoints to the coast.
Michael Fugee. Fugee's verdict was overturned on appeal and rather than retrying him, the Bergen County N.J., prosecutor negotiated with the archdiocese of Newark to allow him to return to ministry with restrictions.
Michael Fugee. had violated a court agreement by interacting with children through youth retreats and trips throughout the state.
Either way, looks like the smooth-voiced ex Fugee has found herself on the wrong side of the law.
LIGHT THE BLUE 19 - SENIOR YOUTH THEATRE FUGEE BY ABI MORGAN Fugee tells the story of 14-year-old Kojo who was thrown into the British asylum system as a child refugee.
Michael Fugee, a priest under court order to stay away from children.