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English definition of “pull away”

pull away

(VEHICLE) phrasal verb with pull     /pʊl/ verb
If a vehicle pulls away, it starts moving : There was a roar and a cloud of smoke as the car pulled away from the traffic lights .DepartingDriving and operating road vehicles
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