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refugee

A refugee is someone who has left a dangerous place for a less dangerous place. You could help refugees from a hurricane by bringing them food and blankets.

Refuge means shelter. So a refugee is a person that seeks shelter, usually from war, natural disaster, or some other harmful situation. If you see the conditions inside a refugee camp, you will realize how hard the lives of the refugees must have been before leaving home.

Definitions of refugee
  1. noun
    an exile who flees for safety
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    types:
    DP, displaced person, stateless person
    a person forced to flee from home or country
    type of:
    exile, expat, expatriate
    a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
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