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Definition of the noun refugee
What does refugee mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: refugees
- an exile who flees for safety
- examples: The refugee crossed the line safely. | The principal cause of death in refugee camps is the lack of nourishment. | Sanitary conditions in the refugee camps were terrible. | He donated $10000 to the refugee fund. | Tom applied for refugee status. | Tom is a refugee. | Dadaab is a refugee camp in Kenya. | He donated $10,000 to the refugee fund. | The refugees took shelter in a refugee camp from the Red-Cross.
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- more generic words: exile / expat / expatriate = a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
- more specific terms: displaced person / stateless person / DP = a person forced to flee from home or country
Alternative definition of the noun refugee
- A person seeking refuge in a foreign country out of fear of political persecution or the prospect of such persecution in his home country, i.e., a person seeking a political asylum.
- A person seeking refuge in a foreign country due to poverty and no prospect of overcoming said poverty in his home country, i.e., a person seeking an economic asylum.
- A person seeking refuge due to a natural disaster.
- A person formally granted a political or economic asylum by a country other than his home country.
- "Refugee" is a 2000 Indian film written and directed by J. P. Dutta. The film marked the debuts of Abhishek Bachchan, son of popular actor Amitabh Bachchan, and Kareena Kapoor, the younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. The film also starred Jackie Shroff, Sunil Shetty and Anupam Kher. The film performed moderately well at the box office and was the fifth highest grossing film of that year.
- also known as रिफ्यूजी
- country: India
- language: Hindi Language
- producer: J. P. Dutta
- executive producer: Rajesh Bhatt
- written by O.P. Dutta & J. P. Dutta
- based on a story by J. P. Dutta
- Abhishek Bachchan as Refugee
- Kareena Kapoor as Nazneen Ahmed
- Reena Roy as Amina Mohammad
- Jackie Shroff as BSF Officer Raghuvir Singh
- Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Manzur Ahmed
- Anupam Kher as Jaan Mohammad
- Sunil Shetty as Ranger Mohammad Ashraf
- Shadaab Khan as Shadab Mohammad
- Sudesh Berry as Gul Hamid
- Avtar Gill as Atta Mohammad
- Vrajesh Hirjee as BSF Officer
- Puneet Issar as Sikh Priest
- Geetawali Rajkumari as Salma-Naaz's little sister
- Mukesh Tiwari as Tausif
- Ashish Vidyarthi as Makkad
- cinematography by Basheer Ali
- edited by Deepak Wirkud
- music by Anu Malik, Aadesh Shrivastava
- costume design by Bindiya Goswami
- genres: World cinema, Romance Film, Musical, Musical Drama, Bollywood, Drama
- released on (14 years ago)
- some of the awards:
- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for Sunil Shetty
- IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor (Ranger Mohammad Ashraf) nomination for Sunil Shetty
- IIFA Award for Best Dialogue nomination for O.P. Dutta
- Zee Cine Award for Best Lyricist (Panchhi Nadiyan Pawan Ke Jhoken) nomination for Javed Akhtar
- Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer, received by Basheer Ali
- Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue, received by O.P. Dutta
- Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, received by Kareena Kapoor
- Filmfare Special Jury Award, received by Anu Malik
- IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Male (Rohit/Raj Chopra, Refugee), received by Hrithik Roshan & Abhishek Bachchan
- IIFA Award for Best Background Score, received by Aadesh Shrivastava
- IIFA Award for Best Dialogue, received by O.P. Dutta
- Zee Cine Award for Best Lyricist (Panchhi Nadiyan Pawan Ke Jhoken), received by Javed Akhtar
- Bollywood Movie Award – Best Female Debut, received by Kareena Kapoor
- IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female (Nazneen "Naaz" Ahmed), received by Kareena Kapoor
- Zee Cine Award for Lux Face of the Year, received by Kareena Kapoor
- official website: yashrajfilms.com/Movies/MovieIndividual.aspx?MovieID=10d4deb0-e4f1-44c0-aca5-8934f3884aaa
- "Refugee" is a 2006 Bengali film directed by Haranath Chakraborty and produced by Shree Venkatesh Films under the banner of Shree Venkatesh Films. The film features actors Prosenjit Chatterjee and Rambha in the lead roles. Music of the film has been composed by Jeet Ganguly. The film was a remake of Telugu film Chatrapathi.
- country: India
- language: Bengali Language
- producer: Shrikant Mohta
- written by Biman Kar
- based on a story by Khorkuto
- music by Jeet Ganguly
- genres: Action Film, Drama, Romance Film, Thriller, Bengali Cinema, World cinema
- released in (9 years ago)
"Refugee" is a book published in 1983 that was written by Piers Anthony.
- language: English Language
- released in (32 years ago)
- Refugee is a fictional character from the 2012 film Die Welt.
- Refugee is a fictional character from the 2000 film Refugee.
- Refugee is a fictional character from the 2002 film Kannathil Muthamittal.
- Refugee is a fictional character from the 2011 film Thoppul Kodi.
- "Refugee" is a song recorded by American rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It was released in January 1980 as the second single from their album Damn the Torpedoes. It peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1980. The song is in compound AABA form.
- "Refugee": Refugee was the self-titled and only album of Refugee. The album was originally issued on Charisma Records in March 1974. It was re-released under the TimeWave label on 27 June 2006.
- genre: Progressive rock
- released in (41 years ago)
- "Refugee" is the soundtrack album of the 2000 film.
- "Refugee" is the only album by Bad4Good, a quartet of teenagers that included Brooks Wackerman and Danny Cooksey, released in August 1992 by Interscope Records. The album was produced by Steve Vai.
- genre: Heavy metal
- released on (22 years ago)
- "Refugee" is a composition.
- "Refugee" is a musical album of The Savage Rose.
- released in (44 years ago)
- "Refugee" is a musical single of Oi-Va-Voi.
- released in (11 years ago)
- "Refugee" is a musical album of Refugee.
- also known as Refugee Live In Concert 1974
- released on
- "Refugee" is a musical single of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
- released on (34 years ago)
- "Refugee" is a musical album of Samson.
- released in (25 years ago)
- "Refugee" is a musical album of Hector Martignon.
- released in (8 years ago)
- Refugee was a progressive rock group formed by former The Nice members, bassist Lee Jackson and drummer Brian Davison, with keyboardist Patrick Moraz.
- Refugee is a musical group.
- album: "Burning From the Inside Out"
- Refugee: A refugee is a person who is outside their home country because they have suffered persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, or political opinion; because they are a member of a persecuted social category of persons; or because they are fleeing a war. Such a person may be called an "asylum seeker" until recognized by the state where they make a claim.
- also known as 难民
- award: - Nobel Peace Prize (In the final decade of his life, Nansen devoted himself primarily to the League of Nations, following his appointment in 1921 as the League's High Commissioner for Refugees. In 1922 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on behalf of the displaced victims of the First World War and related conflicts. Among the initiatives he introduced was the "Nansen passport" for stateless persons, a certificate recognised by more than 50 countries. He worked on behalf of refugees until his sudden death in 1930, after which the League established the Nansen International Office for Refugees to ensure that his work continued. This office received the Nobel Peace Prize for 1938.), received by Fridtjof Nansen
- Refugee is the first track released from Simple Minds founding member and vocalist Jim Kerr's first solo album Lostboy! AKA Jim Kerr in early 2010, although "Shadowland" was the first official single release from the project. According to Jim Kerr the track was written three years earlier but never had been properly arranged before producer Jez Coad started to work on the song. A short, instrumental edit of the first opening bars could be heard on the first incarnation of the Lostboy! AKA website, the same snippet was also being used by Sky Sports as the theme for their live broadcast of the Scotland football game on March 4, 2010. The album version of the track "Refugee" was exclusively premiered on Billy Sloan's radio show of the March 7, 2010, along with an exclusive remix by Simon Hayward. Both of these tracks were then added to the Lostboy! AKA YouTube Channel.
Phrases with Refugee
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Refugee
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Home Vegetable Gardening (1949)
In the Central and High Plains and Mountain Valleys by Myron Francis Babb, James Ellsworth Kraus
Refugee is a latematuring, productive variety highly resistant to common bean mosaic. It produces mediumlength, round, straight, light-silver-green, fleshy, stringless pods of high quality. It is of special value for planting with early- maturing ...
by Claude Kedzie Shedd
Refugee is a late-maturing, productive variety highly resistant to common bean mosaic. It produces medium-length, round, straight, light-silver-green, fleshy, stringless pods of high quality. It is of special value for planting with early- maturing ...
Between Sovereigns by Emma Haddad
The refugee is the outsider in Malkki's 'national order of things',16 constructed by Soguk's statist politics and needing...
the refugee is an inevitable if unanticipated side-effect of the international states system at work, since there is a mutually ...
by Franciszek Przetacznik
The Committee declared that the power of the State granting asylum to determine whether the refugee is a political offender is essential for the continued existence of the institution of asylum.65 In the opinion of the Committee, an obligatory ...
Joel, Obadiah, Malachi (2009)
by David W. Baker
By definition of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is a person who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political ...
English, Français, Español by S. William A. Gunn
Refugee processing centre (centre d'ache- Assistance in material facilities, perTechnical cooperation among developing countries. Redevelopment or Red Crescent Society of every country. Redevelopment (réaménagement, reordenación ...
by F. Arturo Rosales
CUBAN REFUGEE EMERGENCY CENTER In 1960, in response to an appeal from the Cuban Refugee Committee, President Eisenhower authorized the Mutual Security Act to allot one million dollars to resettle Cuban refugees fleeing ...
by Kathleen R. Arnold
The two refugee groups they were trying to help were from Burma and Ethiopia and both were employed in the poultry industry. Another important resource for immigrants and refugees is the West Virginia University College of Law Immigration ...
by John Powell
Although Thomas Jefferson spoke eloquently on behalf of asylum for “unhappy fugitives from distress,” the United States followed no consistent refugee policy until after World War II (1939–45). With virtually open immigration to the United ...
Undocumented Immigrants in the United States: An Encyclopedia of Their Experience [2 volumes] (2014)
by Anna Ochoa O'Leary
The United States Refugee Act of 1980 was the first major reform on the admission and resettlement of refugees in several decades, amending the Immigration and Nationality Act. Signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on March 17, 1980, ...
A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson
In 1552, the Swiss refugee, Augustine Bernher, collected Latimer's sermons. It is difficult to ...
by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope
The UN Convention definition above and more broadly refugee law re- encompass within the inter-state system what escapes from the trinity 'nation– state–territory', thus defusing such challenge. The refugee represents the ' exception' on ...
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Photos about Refugee
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Hmong refugee in her community urban farm. This area has a relatively large population of refugees and many turn to traditional styles of living within a new setting of an American city. There are a number of urban farms in the area for this reason.
Photo credit: Nickolas Nikolic
Photo credit: learning_machine
- Syrian Refugee
Syrian refugee playing his pain melody on his toes like piano keys, and counting another day with every note, maybe someone will note.
Photo credit: Bengin Ahmad
- Refugee Truck
Photo credit: schacon
- Syrian Refugee
Photo credit: MaximilianV
- Unloading Second Refugee Bus B
Photo credit: Gustavo Montes de Oca
- Refugee Life
People share firsthand about daily life in Kakuma Refugee Camp
Photo credit: albinson gallery
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Video language resources about Refugee
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- Refugee Meaning
Video shows what refugee means. A person seeking refuge in a foreign country out of fear of political persecution or the prospect of such persecution in his ...
- Refugee Slang Music Video
"Refugee Slang" Written and Performed by Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay and May Lee-Yang. From the play "HMONG-LAO FRIENDSHIP PLAY OR ...
- The Calais Refugee Crisis: Jon Danzig on Dialect Radio
- An Explanation of British Refugee Convention and Refugee Status
A brief summary of the UK refugee convention, specifically three provisions: 1) qualification for refugee status in accordance with Article 1A(2), 2) exclusion for ...
- Definition Of Insanity - Prayer For The Refugee
Kelowna Rock School band Definition Of Insanity playing Prayer For The Refugee by Rise Against.
- The Meaning of 'Persecution' in LGBTI Refugee Claims
University of London, Birkbeck College Law Lecturer Eddie Bruce-Jones discusses the forms of persecution suffered by LGBTI refugees around the world.
- Accessing Education: Language Integration for Syrian Refugee Children
Short film of the project 'Accessing Education: Language Integration for Syrian Refugee Children' showcasing children, teachers and trainers involved.
- Crown Princess Mary opens Refugee Council's Language Center (2013)
29 August 2013 / Crown Princess Mary participates in the official opening of the Danish Refugee Council's new language center in Aarhus, Paludan Muller ...
- Horizons for Refugee Families - ESL Class
Example oral exercises by Miss Megan.
- Refugee experiences in New Zealand - English language
Former refugees emphasise the importance of learning English to settle well and encourage new comers to enrol in English courses.
- Refugee Language Barriers
- NSW refugee children could miss out on English language training
23/03/14 Refugee and migrant children in NSW could miss out on English language training with school funding cuts.
- Refugee Services ESL Volunteers
Ron and Julie, LSI's Refugee English as a Second Language volunteers, tell their story.
- When Language Runs Dry - Garden City Refugee
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Teaching refugee children sign language
It was easier to teach them sign language then it was to teach them English or to learn Kurdish.
Quotes about Refugee
Scrabble value of R1E1F4U1G2E1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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