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Definition of 'haven'

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Many also see it as a safe haven. The Sun (2016)Are bonds still a safe haven? Times, Sunday Times (2016)That was before reports alleged over 120million of his earnings were funnelled through a tax haven. The Sun (2016) Safe havens remained in demand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She lives in the tax haven of Monaco while he is based in London. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Gold's value rises in uncertain times, as it is seen as a safe haven. The Sun (2016)We must crack down on offshore tax havens and money laundering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The perception of most people is that mutuals provide a safe haven. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is it illegal to use tax havens? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The heightened uncertainty encouraged investors to seek a safe haven in the dollar. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This has moved money out of havens such as bunds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Investors moved out of other perceived safe havens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Critics say that they show him to be key architect of its emergence as a tax haven. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What is clear is that people were hiding money on the island long before it became an offshore tax haven. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Join in and hope the boom keeps going or keep your money in the real safe haven of a bank account? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Publicly, we are against people using tax havens. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The small and chic twin dining rooms are a real haven in the busy heart of London. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Over the years he had provided a haven for dogs, cats and donkeys. Jan Fennell FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Similarly, urban dwellers often seek a small haven of the countryside in the town itself. Redwood, John The Global Marketplace (1993)It is a real wildlife haven,' he says. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's not just about the city being a safe haven, people can live here if things get tricky. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I'm delighted that we're seen as a secure haven. Christianity Today (2000)

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Translations for 'haven'

British English: haven NOUN
A haven is a place where people or animals feel safe, secure, and happy.
It's a real haven at the end of a busy working day.
  • American English: haven
  • Brazilian Portuguese: refúgio
  • Chinese: 安全处所
  • European Spanish: oasis
  • French: havre de paix
  • German: Zufluchtsort
  • Italian: rifugio
  • Japanese: 避難所
  • Korean: 안식처
  • European Portuguese: refúgio
  • Spanish: oasis

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