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English definition of “marooned”

marooned

adjective uk   /məˈruːnd/ us  
left in a place from which you cannot escape: What would you miss most if you found yourself marooned on a desert island? The police are advising motorists marooned by the blizzards to stay in their cars until the rescue services can reach them.
maroon
verb [T] uk   /-ˈruːn/ us  
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