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haven

Pronunciation: /ˈheɪvən/

Translation of haven in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (refuge) refugio (masculine) a haven of tranquillity un remanso de paz 1.2 (port) [literary/literario] puerto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • About a third of these partnerships are registered in the Cayman Islands or other secrecy havens, which may make it impossible to unravel the worst corporate collapse in American history.
    • The chatrooms were the havens of the anonymous.
    • You have criticized the greedy capitalists for breaking unions, leveling entire industries, and throwing men out of work to shift jobs to cheap labor havens.
    Example sentences
    • This dominion not only extends over the open seas, but also over all creeks, arms of the sea, havens, ports, and tide-rivers, as far as the reach of the tide, around the coasts of the kingdom.
    • I can see a lot more vessels taking advantage of this natural boat haven over the winter.
    • The majority of vessels were sloops and schooners of 50-100 tons, ideal for working cargoes from the shallow and confined havens of north Northumberland.

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