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ha·ven  audio  (hvn) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
  2. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
TRANSITIVE VERB:
ha·vened, ha·ven·ing, ha·vens
To put into or provide with a haven.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old English hæfen; see kap- in Indo-European roots


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