Asylum

  • 1 Asylum — may refer:* Psychiatric hospital, once known as an insane asylum or mental asylum, is a hospital specializing in the treatment of persons with mental illness * Destitute Asylum, an institution built in the 1850s in Adelaide, Australia for… …

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  • 2 Asylum — (в переводе с англ.  «убежище», латинского происхождения)  многозначный термин. В музыке Asylum (альбом Disturbed), 2010. Asylum (сингл Disturbed), 2010. Asylum (альбом Kiss), 1985. Asylum (альбом Legendary Pink Dots) (англ.)русск …

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  • 3 asylum — asy·lum /ə sī ləm/ n: protection from arrest and extradition given esp. to political refugees by a nation or by an embassy or other agency that has diplomatic immunity Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. asylum …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 ASYLUM — templum a Romulo aedificatum. Graece Α῎συλον, habet affinitatem cum Ebraeo Gap desc: Hebrew quod est nemus. Et silvas interdum fuisse Asylum, vel fidem fecerit hoc Maronis Virg. Aen. l. 8. v. 342. Hinc lucum ingentem, quem Romulus acer Asylum… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 5 Asylum — A*sy lum, n.; pl. E. {Asylums}, L. {Asyla}. [L. asylum, Gr. ?, fr. ? exempt from spoliation, inviolable; a priv. + ? right of seizure.] 1. A sanctuary or place of refuge and protection, where criminals and debtors found shelter, and from which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Asylum — ist der Titel: eines britischen Horrorfilms von 1972, siehe Asylum (1972) eines US amerikanischen Dokumentarfilms von 2003, siehe Asylum (Kurzfilm) eines Computerspiels von 1981, siehe Asylum (Computerspiel) eines Films von David Mackenzie von… …

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  • 7 Asylum — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Asylum (1985) album de Kiss Publicación 16 de septiembre de 1985 Grabación Junio Julio de 1985 …

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  • 8 asylum — 1. The word is no longer used, except with historical reference, of a psychiatric hospital, which is now typically called clinic, psychiatric unit, or simply hospital or by its name. The principal use of asylum now is to denote the status (in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 asylum — early 15c., earlier asile (late 14c.), from L. asylum sanctuary, from Gk. asylon refuge, noun use of neut. of asylos inviolable, safe from violence, especially of persons seeking protection, from a without + syle right of seizure. So literally an …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 asylum — [n1] refuge cover, den, harbor, haven, hideaway, hideout, hole, ivory tower*, port, preserve, refuge, retreat, safe house, safety, sanctuary, security, shelter; concepts 435,515 asylum [n2] psychiatric hospital institution, loony bin*, madhouse* …

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  • 11 Asylum —    Drame fantastique de Roy Ward Baker, avec Patrick Magee, Peter Cushing, Charlotte Rampling.   Pays: Grande Bretagne   Date de sortie: 1972   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 28    Résumé    Dans un hôpital psychiatrique, un médecin doit… …

    Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • 12 asylum — *shelter, refuge, retreat, sanctuary, cover …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 asylum — ► NOUN 1) shelter or protection. 2) protection granted by a state to a political refugee. 3) dated an institution for the mentally ill. ORIGIN Greek asulon refuge …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 asylum — [ə sī′ləm] n. [L < Gr asylon < asylos, inviolable < a , without + sylon, right of seizure] 1. Obs. a sanctuary, as a temple, where criminals, debtors, etc. were safe from arrest 2. a place where one is safe and secure; refuge 3. the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 Asylum — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Asylum signifie asile en anglais. Sommaire 1 Cinéma et télévision 2 Histoire …

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  • 16 asylum — /euh suy leuhm/, n. 1. (esp. formerly) an institution for the maintenance and care of the mentally ill, orphans, or other persons requiring specialized assistance. 2. an inviolable refuge, as formerly for criminals and debtors; sanctuary: He… …

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  • 17 asylum — noun 1 protection given by a government ADJECTIVE ▪ political ▪ temporary VERB + ASYLUM ▪ apply for, claim, request, seek …

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  • 18 asylum — n. 1) to grant asylum to 2) to receive; seek asylum 3) to deny smb. asylum 4) political asylum (they were granted political asylum) * * * [ə saɪləm] seek asylum to deny smb. asylum to grant asylum to to receive political asylum (they were granted …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 asylum */*/ — UK [əˈsaɪləm] / US noun Word forms asylum : singular asylum plural asylums 1) [uncountable] the right to stay in a country, given by a government to protect someone who has escaped from war or political trouble in their own country seek asylum:… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 asylum — a|sy|lum [ ə saıləm ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the right to stay in a country, given by a government to protect someone who has escaped from war or political trouble in their own country: seek asylum: More than half a million people sought asylum in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English