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refugee
American English: /ˌrɛfjʊˈdʒi/
British English: /rɛfjʊˈdʒiː/

Translation of refugee in Spanish:

noun

  • refugiado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    refugee status
    Example sentences
    • The government wants to dump refugees into camps in isolated areas around Britain.
    • Immigrants and refugees are not likely to be people who have lived in affluent suburbs.
    • We hear next to nothing of the refugee camps, the economic and social embargoes and the massacres.

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