Origin of refugee
OTHER WORDS FROM refugeeref·u·gee·ism, nounpro·ref·u·gee, adjective
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How to use refugee in a sentence
That is in stark contrast to 2015, when hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa sought asylum in Europe, sparking a nativist backlash.
The policy basically decided not to establish a biometric database with the data of refugees and others in need of humanitarian aid.Eight case studies on regulating biometric technology show us a path forward|Karen Hao|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
To some extent, migrants and refugees have been hit harder by the pandemic.
The press release confirmed Jazmín applied for refugee status in Guatemala.Transgender Salvadoran woman who fled to Guatemala murdered|Ernesto Valle|August 17, 2020|Washington Blade
It also created the background to the refugee crisis that has caused so much human suffering, and possibly, you could argue, led to some of the problems in Europe, perhaps even Brexit itself.
In 1996, Bourjerdi was granted political asylum and went to Australia as a refugee.
The refugee stories are compelling at first, but horrific details are numbing.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, she and her family are among the 13,500 Syrian refugee families living in Concern-supported housing in northern Lebanon.
The Daily Beast recently spent time in the Aida refugee camp, and refugees there said something similar.
Refugee camps played a crucial role during the Second Intifada.
I never trouble my head about details; it is enough, the man is a political refugee, and his object concealment.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
As soon as he crossed the border he feigned to be a refugee, but was taken as a spy and cast into prison.The Story of Moscow|Wirt Gerrare
But Francie knew and loved him; came straight in, nestled close to the refugee, and told his story.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
They even remembered poor Madame Lebuc, stranded by the flight of all her pupils, and found a job for her in a refugee bureau.The Marne|Edith Wharton
Not one refugee was suffered to find his way to the city hall; and there was no need of any public distribution of alms.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
British Dictionary definitions for refugee
- a person who has fled from some danger or problem, esp political persecutionrefugees from Rwanda
- (as modifier)a refugee camp; a refugee problem