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Translation of "escape" - English-Spanish dictionary

escape

verb   /ɪˈskeɪp/ ( present participle escaping, past tense and past participle escaped)
B1 to succeed in getting away from a place where you do not want to be escapar The two killers escaped from prison last night.
to avoid a dangerous or unpleasant situation librarse de She was lucky to escape serious injury.
noun   /ɪˈskeɪp/
a successful attempt to get out of a place or a dangerous or bad situation fuga, huida He made his escape while no one was watching.
[no plural] something that helps you to forget about your usual life or problems válvula de escape I love old movies – they’re such an escape from the real world.
(Definition of escape from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

escape

verb /iˈskeip/
to gain freedom escapar(se) He escaped from prison.
to manage to avoid (punishment, disease etc) salvarse (de), librarse (de) She was lucky to escape punishment.
to avoid being noticed or remembered by; to avoid (the observation of) escapar, pasar inadvertido The fact escaped me / my notice His name escapes me / my memory.
(of a gas, liquid etc) to leak; to find a way out fugarse Gas was escaping from a hole in the pipe.
escapism noun
the tendency to escape from unpleasant reality into day-dreams etc escapismo The film is a harmless piece of escapism.
escapist noun
escapista (also adjective) an escapist movie.
(Definition of escape from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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