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Synonyms for harbor

something that physically protects, especially from danger

to give refuge to

to hold and turn over in the mind

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a place of refuge and comfort and security

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maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)

secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)

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keep in one's possession

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hold back a thought or feeling about

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Police are able to pursue charges against harborers when evidence exists that a minor has been abused or when the minor admits to abuse, but many juveniles won't admit that they're having sex or performing illegal acts with the adults they're staying with.
As Natalie Hester states in her essay, "Traveling Italians and the Grand Tour Culture of the Seventeeth-century," already at that time "there existed no cohesive sense of peninsular identity that could be reinforced or challenged by going abroad" (112) although Italian cities were perceived as important harborers of essential knowledge for the bildung of citizens of other countries.
officials are cautiously optimistic about cooperation they're receiving from foreign governments -- even those identified by the State Department as harborers of terrorists.
As Natalie Hester states in her essay, "Traveling Italians and the Grand Tour Culture of the Seventeeth-Century," at that time "there existed no cohesive sense of peninsular identity that could be reinforced or challenged by going abroad" (112) although Italian cities were perceived as important harborers of essential knowledge for the bildung of citizens of other countries.