asilo
masculine noun
1. home (hospicio)
  • asilo de ancianos -> old people's home
2. refuge, sanctuary (refugio); asylum (figurative) (amparo)
  • asilo político -> political asylum

asilo [ah-see’-lo]
noun
1. Asylum, sanctuary, place of shelter and refuge. (m)
  • Derecho de asilo -> right of sactuary
2. Harborage. (m)
3. Protection, support, favor. (Metaphorical) (m)
4. Asilus, a genus of large and voracious diptera; represented by the bee-killer and robber-fly. (Entomology) (m)

asilo
1 (institución) home; institution
asilo de ancianos old people's home
asilo de huérfanos orphanage; children's home
asilo de locos lunatic asylum
asilo de niños expósitos orphanage; children's home
asilo de pobres poorhouse
2 (Política) etc asylum; (abrigo) shelter; refuge
derecho de asilo right of sanctuary; pedir (el) asilo político to ask for political asylum

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