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asylum seeker

Syllabification: a·sy·lum seek·er

Definition of asylum seeker in English:

noun

A person who has left their home country as a political refugee and is seeking asylum in another: only asylum seekers who are granted refugee status are allowed to work in the country
More example sentences
  • Of these asylum seekers, some were living in detention centres and others in the community but they all created the art based on their memories of life in their home countries.
  • If these are rejected, the asylum seekers are given up to 14 days to leave the country.
  • It could be about the desperate asylum seekers who die in the attempt to reach these shores.

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