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English definition of “run”

run

verb [I] (HOLE)    /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
If tights (= thin clothing that covers the legs) run, a long, thin hole appears in them: Oh no, my tights have run!Tearing and breaking into pieces
(Definition of run verb (HOLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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