Examples of haven in a Sentence
The shelter offers a haven from abusive spouses.
The inn is a haven for weary travelers.
This national park provides a safe haven for wildlife.
Recent Examples of haven from the Web
To get rich, Connecticut offered a leafy haven where America’s titans of finance could move.
Players great and beloved and on the doorstep of retirement should always be welcomed to enjoy the safe haven of a curtain call in the All-Star Game.
Along with filling stations, restaurants and cafes began to appear at these roadside havens.
The result is a surge in shares and industrial commodities, and pressure on safe havens such as bonds and the U.S. dollar.
Abdullah sees the Bessemer library as a safe haven in the community.
Bosnian Serb forces led by Gen. Ratko Mladic had overrun the U.N.-declared safe haven in eastern Bosnia.
Long-term U.S. government bond yields closed at fresh 2017 lows on Monday as the latest sign of tepid U.S. business spending added to concerns over the economy’s growth momentum and stoked demand for haven assets.
Skateboarders and rollerbladers have found a haven here, with 7,500 feet of space dotted by banks, bowls, stairs, quarter pipes and railings.
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Origin and Etymology of haven
Middle English, from Old English hæfen; akin to Middle High German habene harbor
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
HAVEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of haven for English Language Learners
: a place where you are protected from danger, trouble, etc.
HAVEN Defined for Kids
Definition of haven for Students
: a safe place
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