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

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

My father left Nazi Germany a year after Dr. Kissinger, and so in my household he was very much an icon. He was a kind of immigrant success story, a refugee success story.
Eugene Jarecki

I hope that Americans will give careful and well-informed thought to root causes and historical realities, in which case I think they will question why a supposedly 'legitimate' state such as Israel has had to conduct decades of war against a subject refugee population without ever achieving its goals.
Ismail Haniyeh

I started my career with 'Refugee' in Bhuj. Now, it has become a full-fledged city.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
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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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