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English definition of “away”


adverb (DISTANT)    /əˈweɪ/
A2 at a distance (of or from here): How far away is the station ? The office is a half-hour drive away. We live five kilometres away from each other. Life's so much quieter away from the city .informal Oh, it's miles away (= a long distance from here).Distant in space and time Grammar:Away and away fromAway is an adverb. Away from is a multi-word preposition.
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