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One entry found for refugee.
Main Entry: refˇuˇgee
Pronunciation: secondarystressref-yudot-primarystressjemacron, primarystressref-yudot-secondarystressjemacron
Function: noun
Etymology: from French réfugié, past participle of réfugier "to put in a place of safety," from Latin refugium "a refuge," from refugere "to run away from, escape," from re- "again, against" and fugere "to run away, flee" --related to CENTRIFUGAL, FUGITIVE
: a person who flees for safety especially to a foreign country

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