- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (refuge) asilo (masculine) to seek political asylum pedir* or solicitar asilo político 1.2 countable/numerable (sanctuary) asilo (masculine)More example sentences1.3 countable/numerable [dated/anticuado] (psychiatric hospital) manicomio (masculine), psiquiátrico (masculine), casa (feminine) de orates
- In June 2004 the Home Office refused to grant him asylum and was going to send him back to Iran.
- Each year, a smaller proportion of asylum applications is being granted.
- Rape is routinely used as a weapon of war, but rape victims are rarely granted asylum.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Mexico, mañanitas is a short love song sung on someone's birthday, santo, or in honor of an important person. It is also a song that mariachis sing at dawn serenades mariachi. The music of the song is almost always the same, but the verses vary according to the subject matter.