allowed refuge?

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Rainnana

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Korean
This is a quote from Clueless : Should all oppressed people be allowed refuge in America?

I don't understand this. What does it mean? People should be allowed refuge? Thank you.
 
  • sdgraham

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    USA English
    Our dictionary seems to cover it:

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    refuge /ˈrɛfjuːdʒ/n
    • shelter or protection, as from the weather or danger
    • any place, person, action, or thing that offers or appears to offer protection, help, or relief

     
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