refuge ref·uge n

refuge ref·uge n
['rɛfjuːdʒ]
(shelter) riparo, (for climbers, battered wives), fig rifugio

place of refuge — rifugio

to take refuge in — (also), fig rifugiarsi in


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  • ref|uge — «REHF yooj», noun, verb, uged, ug|ing. –n. 1. shelter or protection from danger or trouble; safety; security: »The cat took refuge from the dogs in a tree. 2. a place of safety or security. 3. a resort, shift, or expedient in any emergency: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • Refuge — Ref uge (r?f ?j), n. [F. r[ e]fuge, L. refugium, fr. refugere to flee back; pref. re + figere. SEe {Fugitive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress. [1913 Webster] Rocks, dens, and caves! But I in none of these Find… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refuge — Ref uge (r?f ?j), v. t. To shelter; to protect. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refuge — ref|uge [ˈrefju:dʒ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin refugium, from refugere to run away , from fugere; FUGITIVE2] 1.) [U] shelter or protection from someone or something take/seek refuge (in sth) ▪ During the frequent air raids,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • refuge — ref|uge [ refjudʒ ] noun count or uncount a place you go to protect yourself from something dangerous or threatening: SHELTER: a refuge for earthquake victims take/seek/find refuge: Residents took refuge from the bombing in the local church.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • refuge — ref•uge [[t]ˈrɛf yudʒ[/t]] n. v. uged, ug•ing 1) shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc 2) a place of shelter or protection 3) anything to which one has recourse for aid or escape 4) archaic to afford refuge to 5) archaic to take refuge… …   From formal English to slang

  • refuge — ref·uge …   English syllables

  • Cities of refuge — Refuge Ref uge (r?f ?j), n. [F. r[ e]fuge, L. refugium, fr. refugere to flee back; pref. re + figere. SEe {Fugitive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress. [1913 Webster] Rocks, dens, and caves! But I in none of these… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • House of refuge — Refuge Ref uge (r?f ?j), n. [F. r[ e]fuge, L. refugium, fr. refugere to flee back; pref. re + figere. SEe {Fugitive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress. [1913 Webster] Rocks, dens, and caves! But I in none of these… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Révolution russe — La Révolution russe est l’ensemble des événements de 1917 ayant conduit en février au renversement spontané du régime tsariste de Russie, puis en octobre à l’installation préparée d’un régime « léniniste ». Largement induite par la… …   Wikipédia en Français

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