1. refugee

noun. ['ˈrɛfjuːdʒi'] an exile who flees for safety.


  • DP
  • exile
  • displaced person
  • expat
  • stateless person


  • immigrate
  • citizen


  • réfugié (French)

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Rhymes with Refugee

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How do you pronounce refugee?

Pronounce refugee as ˈrɛfjuʤi.

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Sentences with refugee

1. Adjective
This program offers help with housing, counseling, pregnancy services, refugee assistance and self-sufficiency training.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Applicants must have been designated as a refugee by the Department of Homeland Security.

Quotes about refugee

1. My father left Nazi Germany a year after Dr. Kissinger, and so in my household he was very much an icon. He was a kind of immigrant success story, a refugee success story.
- Eugene Jarecki

2. I hope that Americans will give careful and well-informed thought to root causes and historical realities, in which case I think they will question why a supposedly 'legitimate' state such as Israel has had to conduct decades of war against a subject refugee population without ever achieving its goals.
- Ismail Haniyeh

3. The Refugee I packed my car with cash and valuablesand headed for the border.At the first checkpoint they took my cash.At the second they took my valuables.At the border they took my car and my shoes.I walked barefoot the last 100 feet to freedom,and was greeted with open arms by a person I didn't recognize.In time I discovered that strangerwas the me they could not take from me.
- Beryl Dov