Translation of asylum in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable (refuge) to seek political asylumpedir or solicitar asilo político1.2 countable (sanctuary)Example sentences1.3 countable [dated] (psychiatric hospital)
- 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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