Definition of 'political asylum'
Example sentences containing 'political asylum'
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He says he supports the right to political asylum but wants to encourage skilled migrant labour while curbing economic migration. The Sun (2015)Many leave the country and seek political asylum in Turkey. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some emphasised the persecution of Brotherhood activists and pleaded for their right to political asylum. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Translations for 'political asylum'
British English: political asylum NOUN
Political asylum is the right to live in a foreign country and is given by the government of that country to people who have to leave their own country for political reasons.
...a university teacher who is seeking political asylum in another country.
- American English: political asylum
- Brazilian Portuguese: asilo político
- Chinese: 政治避难
- European Spanish: asilo político
- French: asile politique
- German: politisches Asyl
- Italian: asilo politico
- Japanese: 政治亡命者の保護
- Korean: 정치적 망명
- European Portuguese: asilo político
- Spanish: asilo político
Definition of political asylum from the Collins English Dictionary
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