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Definition of Refugee

Refugee

  1. One who flees to a shelter, or place of safety.
  2. Especially, one who, in times of persecution or political commotion, flees to a foreign power or country for safety; as, the French refugees who left France after the revocation of the edict of Nantes.

Refugee Quotations

If we do not change our negative habits toward climate change, we can count on worldwide disruptions in food production, resulting in mass migration, refugee crises and increased conflict over scarce natural resources like water and farm land. This is a recipe for major security problems.
Michael Franti

We live in the age of the refugee, the age of the exile.
Ariel Dorfman

You know, those of us who leave our homes in the morning and expect to find them there when we go back - it's hard for us to understand what the experience of a refugee might be like.
Naomi Shihab Nye

If I was in a refugee camp somewhere on the Pakistani border, of course I'd want to come to Australia.
Tony Abbott

It was a unique childhood, to say the least. My father was born in Patiala to refugee parents and was a part of the Indian Air Force. The talented few amongst the Air Force pilots are made test pilots. Test pilots are best suited to look at the space programme as they are trained to expect the unexpected.
Kapil Sharma
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Refugee Translations

refugee in Dutch is vluchteling, uitgewekene
refugee in Italian is profugo
refugee in Spanish is profugo, refugiado
refugee in Swedish is flykting
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