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ref·u·gee

refugee

 
 
pronunciation:
ref yu ji
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person forced to leave his or her home or country to seek safety or protection.
The refugees are living in camps a few miles outside the border of their homeland.
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The word refugee contains the following part:
fug, -fuge Latin root that means flee
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