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political asylum


noun

asylum provided by one nation to refugees, especially political refugees, from another nation.

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Nearby words

politian, politic, political, political action committee, political action committees, political asylum, political correctness, political economy, political liberty, political prisoner, political question

Origin of political asylum

First recorded in 1950–55
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