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English definition of “elope”

elope

verb [I]     /ɪˈləʊp/ US  /-ˈloʊp/
to leave home secretly in order to get married without the permission of your parents: She eloped with an Army officer.Running away and escapingRelating to weddings elopement     /-mənt/ noun [C] Running away and escapingRelating to weddings
(Definition of elope verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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