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  Words related to asylum

Related / Similar Words: mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, refuge, sanctuary

 

Definition:
  • a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person;
  • a shelter from danger or hardship;

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    Hyponyms: Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit, harbor, harbour, safehold, safe house

     

    Derivational Morphology: commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: asyl   Dutch: asiel  
    Finnish: turvapaikka   French: asile  
    German: Asyl   Indonesian: asilum  
    Japanese: 避難所   Maltese: refuġju  
    Romanian: azil   Serbian: azil  
     
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