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safe harbor

noun
1.
a harbor considered safe for a ship, as in wartime or during a storm at sea.
2.
any place or situation that offers refuge or protection.
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  • It is also used as a safe harbor for consuming prey and breeding.
  • They drop anchor in the safe harbor of the status quo and are not easily loosed.
  • For besides providing safe harbor for the development of life, vents offer a natural temperature gradient.
  • As regards space it's not a safe harbor, and it will probably not be needed as such.

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