- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (refuge) asilo (masculine) to seek political asylum pedir* or solicitar asilo político (before noun/delante del nombre) asylum seeker solicitante (masculine and feminine) de asilo 1.2 countable/numerable (sanctuary) asilo (masculine)More example sentences1.3 countable/numerable (psychiatric hospital) [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo]
(lunatic asylum)manicomio (m), psiquiátrico (m), casa (f) 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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