Complete Definition of "shelter"

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English

Pronunciation
qualifier|Received Pronunciation|UK IPA|/ËÊÉltÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
qualifier|General American|US IPA|/ËÊÉltÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉltÉ(r)|-ÉltÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something
  2. An institution that provides temporary housing for homeless people, battered women etc

Translations
trans-top|a refuge or other protection
Finnish: t|fi|suojapaikka, t-|fi|turvapaikka
French: t|fr|abri
German: t|de|Zuflucht|f, t+|de|Obdach|n, t-|de|Zufluchtsort|m
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Italian: t+|it|rifugio|m
Spanish: t+|es|refugio|m
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To provide cover
  2. intransitive To take cover

Translations
trans-top|transitive, to provide cover
Finnish: t-|fi|suojata
French: t+|fr|abriter
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Italian: t-|it|dare rifugio
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trans-top|intransitive, to take cover
Finnish: t|fi|suojautua
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Italian: t-|it|rifugiarsi
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ttbc|Croatian: t|hr|brinuti se, t|hr|zbrinuti
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