noun see refugee

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • refugeeism — ēˌizəm noun ( s) : the state of being a refugee …   Useful english dictionary

  • refugee — refugeeism, n. /ref yoo jee , ref yoo jee /, n. 1. a person who flees for refuge or safety, esp. to a foreign country, as in time of political upheaval, war, etc. 2. See political refugee. [1675 85; < F réfugié, ptp. of réfugier to take refuge.… …   Universalium

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