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      n  
   (=place to shelter)   refuge    m     
A small cave was the only refuge from the cold.      Une petite grotte était le seul refuge contre le froid.  
There was no refuge from the storm.      Il n'y avait aucun refuge contre l'orage.  
to take refuge from sth        [+storm, bad weather]   s'abriter de qch  
→ Taking refuge from the rain in a cinema, he ...        
→ She took refuge from the blistering heat by sitting in the shade by the front gate.        
   (=safety)   refuge    m     
a place of refuge      un refuge  
→ His home became a place of refuge for the believers.        
to seek refuge      chercher refuge  
→ She sought refuge at a neighbour's house.        
to take refuge      trouver refuge  
→ Many Cubans took refuge in the United States.        
to take refuge from sth        [+fighting, reprisals]   trouver refuge contre qch  
→ the shelters where women and children took refuge from the bombs        
→ The Mano tribes had taken refuge from troop reprisals at five churches.        
   (=safe house)   refuge    m     
→ They are taking the oiled birds to an animal refuge.        
a refuge for battered women      un refuge pour femmes battues  
   (=hut)   refuge    m     
→ There are a number of refuges for climbers lost on the mountain.        
a mountain refuge      un refuge de montagne  
   (=psychological escape)   refuge    m     
a refuge from sth      un refuge contre qch  
→ His home life was a refuge from the pressures of his political life.        
to take refuge in sth      se réfugier dans qch  
→ They get bored and take refuge in drink and drugs.        
to seek refuge in sth      chercher refuge dans qch  
→ He sought refuge in silence.        


women's refuge  
      n   refuge    m   pour femmes battues
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
refuge n.
refuge

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
un refuge contre qch
exp.
se réfugier dans qch
exp.
chercher refuge dans qch
exp.
trouver refuge contre qch
exp.
un centre d'accueil pour femmes battues
exp.
s'abriter de qch
exp.
un refuge pour femmes battues
exp.
Il n'y avait aucun refuge contre l'orage.
exp.
trouver refuge
exp.
chercher refuge
n.
lieu de refuge
exp.
un refuge de montagne
n.
refuge de haute montagne
exp.
un refuge
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'refuge' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
take refuge
v.
take refuge
v.
find refuge
nm.
mountain refuge
exp.
to find refuge somewhere
exp.
to seek refuge somewhere
exp.
She found refuge in reading.
n.
country of refuge
exp.
a women's refuge
exp.
to ask sb for refuge
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