awry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"awry" in British English

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awryadjective [after verb], adverb

uk   us   /əˈraɪ/
not in the ​intended way: Anything that goes awry (= goes ​wrong) in the ​office is ​blamed on Pete. The ​strike has ​sent the ​plans for ​investmentseriously awry. in the ​wrongposition: She ​rushed in, her ​facered and ​sweaty and her ​hat awry.
(Definition of awry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"awry" in American English

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awryadjective, adverb

 us   /əˈrɑɪ/
not in the ​intendedmanner, or out of ​position, or ​wrong: There are too many ​peopleinvolved, and something is ​bound to go awry.
(Definition of awry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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