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synonyms for refugee

  • alien
  • displaced person
  • emigrant
  • evacuee
  • exile
  • expatriate
  • foreigner
  • DP
  • castaway
  • defector
  • derelict
  • deserter
  • escapee
  • foundling
  • fugitive
  • leper
  • maroon
  • outcast
  • outlaw
  • prodigal
  • renegade
  • runaway
  • boat person
  • expellee
  • homeless person
  • stateless person
  • émigré
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antonyms for refugee

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  • citizen
  • national
  • native
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How to use refugee in a sentence

That is in stark contrast to 2015, when hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa sought asylum in Europe, sparking a nativist backlash.
IS THE SLIDE OF EUROPEAN POPULISM PERMANENT?CHARU KASTURIOCTOBER 15, 2020OZY
The policy basically decided not to establish a biometric database with the data of refugees and others in need of humanitarian aid.
EIGHT CASE STUDIES ON REGULATING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY SHOW US A PATH FORWARDKAREN HAOSEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
To some extent, migrants and refugees have been hit harder by the pandemic.
STOCKHOLM SYNDROMETATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The press release confirmed Jazmín applied for refugee status in Guatemala.
TRANSGENDER SALVADORAN WOMAN WHO FLED TO GUATEMALA MURDEREDERNESTO VALLEAUGUST 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
It also created the background to the refugee crisis that has caused so much human suffering, and possibly, you could argue, led to some of the problems in Europe, perhaps even Brexit itself.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
I never trouble my head about details; it is enough, the man is a political refugee, and his object concealment.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As soon as he crossed the border he feigned to be a refugee, but was taken as a spy and cast into prison.
THE STORY OF MOSCOWWIRT GERRARE
But Francie knew and loved him; came straight in, nestled close to the refugee, and told his story.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Sometimes they would refugee them four or five hundred miles  before they would get the chance to sell them.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
They even remembered poor Madame Lebuc, stranded by the flight of all her pupils, and found a job for her in a refugee bureau.
THE MARNEEDITH WHARTON
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WORDS RELATED TO REFUGEE

  • blow in
  • floater
  • foreigner
  • greenhorn
  • guest
  • immigrant
  • incomer
  • interloper
  • intruder
  • invader
  • migrant
  • newcomer
  • noncitizen
  • outsider
  • refugee
  • settler
  • squatter
  • stranger
  • visitor
  • weed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.