n.收容所, 避难所, 庇护, 精神病院
He was soon committed to an insane asylum.
A church, school, hospital, asylum, or prison is an institution.
The people ask for political asylum.
Here is an asylum for the care of mentally ill or destitute people.
1. 避难; 政治避难权, 庇护权[U]
Belgium granted asylum to the political refugees.
2. 避难所, 庇护所[C]
3. 收容所, 救济院; 精神病院[C]
The abandoned children were put into an asylum.