Meaning of “astray” in the English Dictionary

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"astray" in British English

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astrayadverb

uk /əˈstreɪ/ us /əˈstreɪ/

(Definition of “astray” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"astray" in American English

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astrayadverb

us /əˈstreɪ/

away from the correct path or way of doing something:

Our district was led astray, and as a result, we wasted valuable resources.

(Definition of “astray” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)