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British English: /ˈʃɛltə/
American English: /ˈʃɛltər/

Translation of shelter in French:


  • 1
    (protection, refuge)
    in the shelter of
    à l'abri de
    to take shelter from
    se mettre à l'abri de
    (people, danger)
    s'abriter de
    to give somebody shelter
    donner un abri à quelqu'un
    (hut, tree)
    offrir un abri à quelqu'un
    donner asile à quelqu'un

also: Shelter proper noun

  • (British English)
    (organisation bénévole pour les sans-logis)

transitive verb

  • 1 (protect against weather)
    from, against de
    the garden is sheltered by walls
    le jardin est abrité par des murs
  • 2 (protect from competition, reality, truth)
    from de
  • 3 (give refuge, succour to)
    (neighbour, refugee, criminal)
    to shelter somebody from somebody/something
    accueillir quelqu'un pour qu'il/elle échappe à quelqu'un/quelque chose

intransitive verb

  • 1 (from weather, bomb)
    se mettre à l'abri
    to shelter from the storm
    s'abriter de l'orage
    to shelter under a tree
    s'abriter sous un arbre
  • 2
    (refugee, fugitive)
    se réfugier

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