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English definition of “run away”

run away

(LEAVE) phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
B2 to leave a place or person secretly and suddenly: He ran away from home when he was only twelve. Malcolm and my sister are planning to run away together to get married.DepartingRunning away and escaping
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