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shelter

  
      n  
   (=structure)   abri    m     
    bus shelter  
   (=refuge)     (for homeless people, victims of abuse)    refuge    m  
   (=protection)   abri    m     
→ There was no shelter anywhere from the rain.        
to take shelter      se mettre à l'abri, s'abriter  
→ They are glad to take shelter in a barn.        
to take shelter from sth      s'abriter de qch  
to seek shelter      chercher refuge  
to give shelter      [tree, hut]   abriter  
to give sb shelter for the night      [person]   héberger qn pour la nuit  
      vt  
   (=protect from wind, rain, sun)   abriter  
→ This wide alley is sheltered by trees.        
   (=give lodging to)  
  [+fugitive, runaway, illegal immigrant]  
donner asile à  
→ Some villagers are prepared to help to shelter wanted men.        
      vi   s'abriter, se mettre à l'abri  
→ It is natural to shelter from a storm.        


air-raid shelter  
      n   abri    m   antiaérien  
bomb shelter  
      n   abri    m   antiaérien  
→ ... an underground bomb shelter.        
bus shelter  
      n   abribus®    m     
fallout shelter  
      n   abri    m   antiatomique  
homeless shelter  
      n   foyer    m   pour sans-abri  
→ a homeless shelter for alcohol and drug users        
night shelter  
      n   asile    m   de nuit  
tax shelter  
      n   niche    f   fiscale  
→ The consultancy offers advice on ethical tax-shelters.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
abriter (vt.) ; s'abriter (vr.)
n.
abri
n.
allocation-logement
n.
abribus
n.
abri de bus
[Tech.]
n.
abri fiscal
[Bus.]
n.
abri antiatomique
exp.
s'abriter
n.
tunnel rétractable
[Tech.]
exp.
chercher refuge
exp.
abriter
exp.
se mettre à l'abri
n.
abri antiatomique
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'shelter' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
shelter
n.
shelter
v.
shelter under
n.
shelter tent
n.
bus shelter
nm.
animal shelter
n.
night shelter
n.
makeshift shelter
exp.
to find shelter
exp.
air-raid shelter
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