take in a refugee


take in a refugee
Общая лексика: приютить беженца

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • Refugee — Ref u*gee (r?f ?*j? ), n. [F. r[ e]fugi[ e], fr. se r[ e]fugier to take refuge. See {Refuge}, n.] 1. One who flees to a shelter, or place of safety. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, one who, in times of persecution or political commotion, flees to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refugee — 1685, from Fr. refugié, prop. pp. of refugier to take shelter, protect, from O.Fr. refuge (see REFUGE (Cf. refuge)). First applied to French Huguenots who migrated after the revocation (1685) of the Edict of Nantes. The word meant one seeking… …   Etymology dictionary

  • take the steam out of something — mainly journalism phrase to make a situation less difficult or dangerous Hopefully the new measures will take the steam out of the refugee crisis. Thesaurus: to successfully deal with a problem or difficultysynonym Main entry: steam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Refugee — According to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is a person who owing to a well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political… …   Wikipedia

  • refugee — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ genuine ▪ would be (esp. BrE) ▪ the government s strategy in dealing with would be refugees ▪ former, returning ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • refugee — refugeeism, n. /ref yoo jee , ref yoo jee /, n. 1. a person who flees for refuge or safety, esp. to a foreign country, as in time of political upheaval, war, etc. 2. See political refugee. [1675 85; < F réfugié, ptp. of réfugier to take refuge.… …   Universalium

  • take — verb ADVERB ▪ well ▪ badly ▪ She took the news of her father s death very badly. ▪ seriously ▪ I wanted to be taken seriously as an artist …   Collocations dictionary

  • refugee — ref|u|gee W3 [ˌrefjuˈdʒi:] n [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: réfugié, past participle of réfugier to take refuge , from Latin refugium; REFUGE] someone who has been forced to leave their country, especially during a war, or for political or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • take in — phr verb Take in is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye Take in is used with these nouns as the object: ↑arm, ↑car, ↑carbon dioxide, ↑gasp, ↑oxygen, ↑refugee, ↑scenery, ↑sewing, ↑sight, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • take back — phr verb Take back is used with these nouns as the object: ↑book, ↑refugee, ↑word …   Collocations dictionary

  • take the steam out of something — mainly journalism to make a situation less difficult or dangerous Hopefully the new measures will take the steam out of the refugee crisis …   English dictionary

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