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refugee

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of refugee

  1. a person forced to emigrate for political reasons <refugees began returning to their homeland after years of political unrest and war> Synonyms deportee, evacuee, exile, expat [chiefly British], expatriate, émigréRelated Words alien, fugitive; castoff, outcast, pariah; loyalist, patriot





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