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Pronunciation: /ˈʃeltə(r)/

Translation of shelter in German:


  • 1 (shield) Schutz, der (against gegen, vor + Dat.) bomb or air-raid shelter Luftschutzraum, der get under shelter sich unterstellen


  • schützen (from vor) (+ Dat.); Unterschlupf gewähren (+ Dat.) [Flüchtling]


  • Schutz suchen (from vor) (+ Dat.)

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