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shelter / protección
 
shelter   [ˈʃeltər]
A. -noun
1. (=protection)   protecciónoun (f),   refugio (m)
·there was no shelter from the rain/sun
·no había dónde protegerse de la lluvia/del sol
·to [seek] shelter (from)
(rain, sun)   buscar dónde protegerse (de)   (persecution)   buscar dónde refugiarse (de)
·to [take] shelter
·refugiarse,   guarecerse
·we took shelter from the storm in a cave
·nos refugiamos or nos cobijamos de la tormenta en una cueva
2. (=accommodation)   alojamiento (m)
·to [seek] shelter for the night
·buscar dónde pasar la noche
3. (=construction)   (on mountain)   refugio (m),   albergue (m)   (for homeless people, battered women)   refugio (m),   centro (m) de acogida
·bus shelter
marquesina (f) de autobúnoun
·air-raid shelter
refugio (m) antiaéreo
B. -transitive verb
1. (=protect)   proteger   (from   de)
·a spot sheltered from the wind
·un sitio protegido or al abrigo del viento
2. (figurative)   proteger   (from   de)
·you can't shelter your children from the outside world forever
·no se puede proteger a nuestros hijos del mundo exterior eternamente
3. (=hide)
[+fugitive, criminal]   esconder,   ocultar,   dar asilo a
C. -intransitive verb   refugiarse,   guarecerse   (from   de)
·to shelter [from] the rain
·refugiarse or guarecerse de la lluvia
·to shelter [behind] something
(figurative)   escudarse en or tras algo,   ampararse en algo
 
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