- 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.
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