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noun asylum pronunciation in British English /əˈsaɪləm/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the right to stay in a country, given by a government to protect someone who has escaped from war or political trouble in their own country
    seek asylum: More than half a million people sought asylum in Europe last year.
    political asylum: The number of refugees seeking political asylum has risen recently.
    grant someone asylum: Of the 1,000 refugees that initially came here, only 50 were granted asylum.

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