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English definition of “elope”

elope

verb [I] uk   /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
noun [C] uk   /-mənt/ us  
Running away and escapingRelating to weddings
(Definition of elope from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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