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English definition of “stray”

stray

verb [I] (MOVE AWAY)   /streɪ/
to move away from a place where you should be or from a direction in which you should go: The children were told to stay together and not to stray. The plane disappeared after straying several hundred miles off course.
(Definition of stray verb (MOVE AWAY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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