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  • lambotovi@netscapeonline.co.uk
    Aug 3, 2000
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      My husband said that the term shelters is commonly used (so just a
      shorter version of what Melvyn said) for charity accommodation.

      Martina

      P.S. Thank you for your advice on dictionaries.
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      In Czechlist@egroups.com, Michael Grant <mgrant@b...> wrote:
      > > If it's strictly
      > > >temporary, the term is "halfway house" (at least on my side of
      the
      > > >ditch).
      > >Halfway house is used for prisoners, who are getting prepared for
      civilian
      > >life, and they work during the day and come to halfway house to
      sleep in
      > >night, under lock and supervision of prison officials, at least at
      same places
      >
      > But it's also used for people with disabilities or serious
      injuries,
      > mental or physical illness, or addictions from which they are
      > recovering, who still require some assistance but are learning the
      > necessary skills to live on their own. AHD defines halfway house as
      > "A rehabilitation center, esp. for people who have left an
      > institution."
      >
      > Michael
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